Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase and Transport of Fatty Acids

  • Charles L. Hoppel
  • Linda Brady


This chapter will review the data describing the mitochondrial enzyme, carnitine palmitoyltransferase (hexadecanoyl-CoA:carnitine O-hexadecanoyltransferase, EC, and its role in the transport and metabolism of long-chain fatty acids.


Fatty Acid Oxidation Liver Mitochondrion Transferase Activity Heart Mitochondrion Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles L. Hoppel
    • 1
  • Linda Brady
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical Research ServiceVA Medical CenterClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Pharmacology and MedicineCase Western Reserve University School of MedicineClevelandUSA

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