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Descriptor English: Acetylcarnitine
Descriptor Spanish: Acetilcarnitina
Descriptor acetilcarnitina
Entry term(s) Medosan
acetil carnitina
Scope note: Éster acético de CARNITINA que facilita el movimiento de la ACETIL-CoA en las matrices de la MITOCONDRIA de los mamíferos durante la oxidación de los ÁCIDOS GRASOS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Acetilcarnitina
Descriptor French: Acétyl-carnitine
Entry term(s): Acetyl Carnitine
Acetyl L Carnitine
Acetyl-L-Carnitine
Acetylcarnitine, (R)-Isomer
Alcar
Branigen
Carnitine, Acetyl
Levocarnitine Acetyl
Medosan
Tree number(s): D02.092.877.883.099.090
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000108
Scope note: An acetic acid ester of CARNITINE that facilitates movement of ACETYL COA into the matrices of mammalian MITOCHONDRIA during the oxidation of FATTY ACIDS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Vitamin B Complex
Nootropic Agents
Registry Number: 6DH1W9VH8Q
CAS Type 1 Name: 1-Propanaminium, 2-(acetyloxy)-3-carboxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-, inner salt
Previous Indexing: Carnitine (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 1991; see CARNITINE 1978-1990; MEDOSAN was indexed under ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS, NON-STEROIDAL 1988-2003
History Note: 1991(1978); use CARNITINE 1978-1990; for MEDOSAN use ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS, NON-STEROIDAL (NM) 1988-2003
DeCS ID: 117
Unique ID: D000108
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/17
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Acetylcarnitine - Preferred
Concept UI M0000161
Scope note An acetic acid ester of CARNITINE that facilitates movement of ACETYL COA into the matrices of mammalian MITOCHONDRIA during the oxidation of FATTY ACIDS.
Preferred term Acetylcarnitine
Entry term(s) Acetyl Carnitine
Acetyl L Carnitine
Acetyl-L-Carnitine
Carnitine, Acetyl
Levocarnitine Acetyl
Medosan - Narrower
Concept UI M0156842
Preferred term Medosan
Branigen - Narrower
Concept UI M0444058
Preferred term Branigen
Acetylcarnitine, (R)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0330692
Preferred term Acetylcarnitine, (R)-Isomer
Alcar - Narrower
Concept UI M0000164
Preferred term Alcar



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