Palmitoylcarnitine

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Palmitoylcarnitine
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Names
IUPAC name
3-(palmitoyloxy)-4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
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MeSH Palmitoylcarnitine
Properties
C23H45NO4
Molar mass 399.608 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, 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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