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L-Carnitine L-Tartrate (Code C80057)

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Preferred Name: L-Carnitine L-Tartrate

Definition: A dietary supplement containing the levo-enantiomers of carnitine and tartrate with potential chemoprotective and antioxidant activities. L-carnitine L-tartrate increases fatty acid oxidation and reduces purine catabolism and free radical formation, which may prevent exercise fatigue, muscle weakness, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, and hyperlipoproteinemia. L-carnitine, the biologically active form of carnitine, is a carrier molecule that transports activated long-chain fatty acids (LCFAs) from the cytosol to mitochondria where fatty acids are oxidized, resulting in ATP production. L-tartrate, a salt of tartaric acid, is a potent antioxidant.

Label: L-Carnitine L-Tartrate

NCI Thesaurus Code: C80057 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL388382  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
L-Carnitine L-Tartrate

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 615086
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 615086 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C80057
Legacy_Concept_Name L-Carnitine_L-Tartrate
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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