|creatine kinase isoenzymes||medical dictionary|
<cell biology> Three isoenzymes of creatine kinase have been identified in human tissues: mm from skeletal muscle, mb from myocardial tissue and bb from nervous tissue. Plasma from healthy humans contains mm almost exclusively. Elevated mb creatine kinase activity is a possible indicator of myocardial injury.
Registry number: EC 2.7.3.-
(12 Dec 1998)
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