The sequence of basic detections in carnitine research listed be low represents main events which have led to our present understanding of the function of carnitine in the oxidation of fatty acids. This research had a slow start. Carnitine was isolated from meat extracts at the beginning of the century, but in spite of many studies on its biological effects, (reviewed by Fraenkel and Friedman)1 its function remained a riddle for half a century.
- Fatty Acid Oxidation
- Liver Mitochondrion
- Citric Acid Cycle
- Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase
- Carnitine Deficiency
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Bremer, J. (1997). The Role of Carnitine in Cell Metabolism. In: Carnitine Today. Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-6005-0_1
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