Creatinephosphokinase in Human Diploid Cell Lines

  • M. Macek
  • H. Tomášová
  • J. Hurych
  • D. Řezáčová
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 53)


The creatinephosphokinase (CPK) has been intensively studied in human serum of normal individuals and in different pathological conditions, especially in various neuromuscular diseases. In some of them, as in Duchenne myopathy, its activity is significantly increased (1). In human tissues, the highest activity was found in muscle, heart and brain. Very low activity was detected in uterus, gall bladder, pylorus, adrenal and thyroid glands (2) and lung.


Umbilical Cord Collagen Synthesis Creatine Phosphate Human Diploid Cell Amniotic Fluid Cell 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Macek
    • 1
  • H. Tomášová
    • 1
  • J. Hurych
    • 1
  • D. Řezáčová
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for the Child Development Research, Faculty of PediatricsCharles University, Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and Institute of Sera and VaccinesPragueCzechoslovakia

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