high-energy phosphates

high-en·er·gy phos·phates

those phosphate esters and phosphoanhydrides that, on hydrolysis, yield an unusually large amount of energy, for example, nucleotide polyphosphates such as ATP, enol phosphates such as phosphoenolpyruvate.
See also: high-energy compounds.

high-en·er·gy phos·phates

(hī-en'ĕr-jē fos'fāts)
Those phosphate esters and phosphoanhydrides that, on hydrolysis, yield an unusually large amount of energy; e.g., nucleotide polyphosphates such as ATP, and enol phosphates such as phosphoenolpyruvate.
See also: high-energy compounds
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Effect of a short-term dietary creatine supplementation on high-energy phosphates in the rat myocardium.
Added to these is an approach to preventing contrast nephropathy (an abnormal increase of serum creatinine, a by-product of the breakdown of high-energy phosphates in muscles) during cardiovascular procedures.
This intermediate was usually referred to as ~P ('squiggle' P) [9], because all sorts of 'high-energy phosphates' were identified.
Effects of magnesium, high-energy phosphates, piracetam and thiamin on erythrocyte transketolase.
The different systems of ATP production should be viewed as a continuum from high-energy phosphates supplying the energy at one end (very short duration) to energy being provided aerobically (prolonged duration) at the other.
It is known to combine with phosphorus to form high-energy phosphates, important in living cells for storing and using energy.
The most versatile of the high-energy configurations is a compound called adenosine triphosphate (ATP), each molecule of which contains two high-energy phosphates and which has been found to be concerned with body chemistry at almost every point where energy is required.
The latter esters possessed a high-energy phosphate.
High-energy phosphates are the "energy currency' of cells, fueling everything from protein synthesis to cell movement.
Animal studies show that the high-energy phosphate concentrations reflect most biochemical changes inside cells.
We measured contractile function, O2 uptake, lactate release, venous pH and PCO2, and the tissue content of high-energy phosphates and their metabolites.
High-dose folic acid pretreatment blunts cardiac dysfunction during ischemia coupled to maintenance of high-energy phosphates and reduces post-reperfusion injury.

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