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Mini Rev Med Chem. 2009 Nov 1;9(13):1518-26.

Involvement of L-carnitine in cellular metabolism: beyond Acyl-CoA transport.

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Departamento de Bioquímica Humana, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentine.

Abstract

Carnitine is well-known for its role in the transport of fatty acids to the mitochondrial matrix, where beta-oxidation takes place. This work describes novel functions for this compound and novel data on its pharmacokinetics.

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20205633
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