OBO ID: CHEBI:57589
Term Name: O-acetyl-L-carnitine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (-)-Acetylcarnitine
  • (3R)-3-(acetyloxy)-4-(trimethylazaniumyl)butanoate
  • (R)-Acetylcarnitine
  • Acetyl-L-(-)-carnitine
  • Acetyl-L-carnitine
  • L-Acetylcarnitine
  • L-Carnitine acetyl ester
  • L-O-Acetylcarnitine
  • O-acetyl-(R)-carnitine
  • R-Acetylcarnitine
Definition: An O-acyl-L-carnitine where the acyl group specified is acetyl. It facilitates movement of acetyl-CoA into the matrices of mammalian mitochondria during the oxidation of fatty acids.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available