Carnitine (Dietary)
Miscellaneous dietary supplements

Author: Gianpiero Pescarmona
Date: 07/05/2007


Carnitine is widely available as a nutritional supplement.

Carnitine dependent metabolic pathways


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mi piace la carnitina perchè mia zia la mangiava a pranzo

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Thus, mitochondrial cofactors termed “mitochondrial nutrients” (MN), such as α-lipoic acid (ALA), Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), and l-carnitine (CARN) (or its derivatives) have been tested in a number of clinical trials, and this review is focused on the use of MN-based clinical trials.

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