carnitine definition

  • noun:
    • A betaine generally occurring in the liver as well as in skeletal muscle that functions in fatty acid transport across mitochondrial membranes.
    • A betaine 3-hydroxy-4-trimethylammonio-butanoate occurring inside liver and has now a function in fatty acid transport

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