Palmitoylcarnitine

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Palmitoylcarnitine
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Identifiers
CAS number 1935-18-8
PubChem 461
ChemSpider 448 YesY
MeSH Palmitoylcarnitine
ChEMBL CHEMBL301722 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C23H45NO4
Molar mass 399.61 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Palmitoylcarnitine is an ester derivative of carnitine involved in the metabolism of fatty acids.

Carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase breaks it down into palmitoyl CoA.

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