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Introduction: Levocarnitine

Description of Levocarnitine

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