Catalogue number: C184110
Chemical name: L-Carnitine
Synonyms: (2R)-3-Carboxy-2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-1-propanaminium Inner Salt; L-(3-Carboxy-2-hydroxypropyl)trimethyl Ammonium Hydroxide Inner Salt; (-)-Carnitine; (-)-L-Carnitine; (R)-Carnitine; Levocarnitine; Natrulon RC; ST 198; Vitamin BT;
CAS Number: 541-15-1
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₇H₁₅NO₃
Appearance: White to Off-White Solid
Melting Point: >185°C (dec.)
Mol. Weight: 161.2
Storage: Hygroscopic, Refrigerator, under inert atmosphere
Solubility: Methanol, Water,
Stability: Hygroscopic
Category: Aliphatics, Amino Acids & Derivatives, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Essential cofactor of fatty acid metabolism; required for the transport of fatty acids through the inner mitochondrial membrane. Synthetized primarily in the liver and kidney; highest concentrations found in heart and skeletal muscle. Dietary sources include red meat, dairy products, beans, avocado.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Mitchell, M.E., et al.: Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 31, 293 (1978), Lango, R., et al.: Cardiovasc. Res., 51, 21 (2001), Vaz, F.M., et al.: Biochem. J., et al.: 361, 417 (2002), Karlic, H., et al.: Nutrition, 20, 709 (2004),
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