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Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase and Transport of Fatty Acids

  • Charles Leslie Hoppel

Abstract

This chapter will review the data describing the mitochondrial enzyme, carnitine palmitoyltransferase (hexadecanoyl-CoA: carnitine O-hexadecanoyltransferase, EC 2.3.1.23), and its role in the transport and metabolism of long-chain fatty acids.

Keywords

Fatty Acid Oxidation Liver Mitochondrion Transferase Activity Heart Mitochondrion Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Leslie Hoppel
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  1. 1.Departments of Pharmacology and Medicine, School of MedicineCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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