Definition of Levocarnitine

An amino acid derivative. Levocarnitine facilitates long-chain fatty acid entry into mitochondria, delivering substrate for oxidation and subsequent energy production. Fatty acids are utilized as an energy substrate in all tissues except the brain. (NCI04)

Levocarnitine is from the group

Nutritional Supplement

Other Names for Levocarnitine

Levocarnitine
Carnitor
LEVOCARNITINE

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