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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Dipolar compound that occurs in muscle and liver and is involved in the transport of fatty acids across the inner mitochondrial membrane

Usage examples (33)
  • L-carnitine is a nutrient that is involved in fat transport and metabolism.
  • Unlike l-carnitine, which is a good fat-burning nutrient, which doesn’t cross into the brain, the acetyl l formulation does.
  • L-carnitine may interact with certain medications.
  • The liver is able to make carnitine from 2 amino acids. for more
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