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Carnitine

Carnitine

Carnitine is an antioxidant and cellular energy activator, required for the transport of fatty acids into mitochondria where they are broken down into energy through metabolism.

SYNONYMS:
Acetyl-L-Carnitine, Carnitine HCL

REFERENCES:
Rebouche CJ. Carnitine function and requirements during the life cycle. The FASEB Journal 1992; 6: 3379-3386.

Hagan TM, Jiankang L, Lykkesfeldt J, et al. Feeding acetyl-L-carnitine and lipoic acid to old rats significantly improves metabolic function while decreasing oxidative stress. PNAS 2002; 99(4): 1870-1875.

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