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Palmitoylcarnitine MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Palmitoylcarnitine
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.877.883.099.700
Unique ID
D010172
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010172
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Hexadecanoylcarnitine
Palmitylcarnitine
Pharm Action
Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number
1935-18-8
CAS Type 1 Name
1-Propanaminium, 3-carboxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-2-((1-oxohexadecyl)oxy)-, inner salt
Previous Indexing
Carnitine (1966-1977)
Palmitic Acids (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CARNITINE 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under CARNITINE 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/17
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Palmitoylcarnitine Preferred
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