Creatine Ethyl Ester is creatine monohydrate with an ester attatched. An organic compound that are formed by esterification, the reaction of carboxylic acid and alcohols.
Regular creatine monohydrate has been show to be effective at increasing lean muscle, muscle strength and endurance. However, regular creatine is absorbed poorly by the body and you rely on the cells ability to absorb it. Due to the poor absorption rate it requires a large dosages of creatine.
Creatine ethyl ester is a creatine monohydrate with an ester attatched, the ester is significant as its found in the fat tissue of animals.
All substances that you put into your body will affect its operation. There are three ways that substances can affect a cells operation.
Ligand binding to protein receptor sites.
Secondary messenger / metabotropic systems
Passive permeation of the cell wall via lipids
Unlike normal creatine monohydrate, there has been no reports which show side effects of using creatine ethyl ester.