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Carnitine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carnitine
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.877.883.099
Unique ID
D002331
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002331
Scope Note
A constituent of STRIATED MUSCLE and LIVER. It is an amino acid derivative and an essential cofactor for fatty acid metabolism.
Entry Term(s)
Bicarnesine
L-Carnitine
Levocarnitine
Vitamin BT
Registry Number
S7UI8SM58A
Related Numbers
0G389FZZ9M
541-15-1
CAS Type 1 Name
1-Propanaminium, 3-carboxy-2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-, inner salt, (R)-
NLM Classification #
QU 187
Public MeSH Note
66; was see under VITAMIN B COMPLEX 1963-65
History Note
66(64); was see under VITAMIN B COMPLEX 1963-65
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/10/14
Carnitine Preferred
Levocarnitine Narrower
Bicarnesine Narrower
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