fatty acyl carnitine

fatty acyl carnitine

[′fad·ē ′as·əl ′kär·nə‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
Transport form of fatty acids which allows them to cross the mitochondrial membrane; formed by reaction of fatty acyl-coenzyme A with carnitine by employing the enzyme carnitine acyltransferase. Also known as acyl carnitine.
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