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Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase and Transport of Fatty Acids

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This chapter will review the data describing the mitochondrial enzyme, carnitine palmitoyltransferase (hexadecanoyl-CoA:carnitine O-hexadecanoyltransferase, EC 2.3.1.23), and its role in the transport and metabolism of long-chain fatty acids.

Keywords

  • Fatty Acid Oxidation
  • Liver Mitochondrion
  • Transferase Activity
  • Heart Mitochondrion
  • Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase

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Hoppel, C.L., Brady, L. (1985). Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase and Transport of Fatty Acids. In: Martonosi, A.N. (eds) The Enzymes of Biological Membranes. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-2355-6_4

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