Definitions for palmitoylcarnitine
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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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A long-chain fatty acid ester of carnitine which facilitates the transfer of long-chain fatty acids from cytoplasm into mitochondria during the oxidation of fatty acids.
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