Patent Number: 6,166,249

Title: Creatine pyruvates

Abstract: Creatine pyruvates are described which have the general formula (I) where x=1 to 100 y=1 to 10 and n=0 to 10 These creatine pyruvates, which are produced by way of the relatively simple reaction of creatine with pyruvic acid, can be used to enhance long-term performance and strength in the field of sport, to reduce weight and body fat in the field of health, to treat conditions of oxygen deficit (ischemia), obesity and overweight, as food supplements and radical scavenger.

Inventors: Pischel; Ivo (Tacherting, DE), Weiss; Stefan (Trostberg, DE)

Assignee: SKW Trostberg Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: A61K 31/185 (20060101); A61K 31/195 (20060101); C07C 279/00 (20060101); C07C 279/14 (20060101); C07C 59/19 (20060101); C07C 59/00 (20060101); C07C 241/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017