Creatinine VS Creatine

Bottom Line:

CreaTINE is converted in the body to phosphocreatine which is used to make ATP in high energy requiring tissues like the brain and skeletal muscle. CreaTININE is the breakdown product of creatine and is used as a biomarker of kidney function.

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