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Muscle Carnitine in Vegetarians

L-carnitine is a quaternary ammonium compound required for the transport of fatty acids into mitochondria for oxidation. Carnitine is synthesised endogenously from lysine and methionine with total synthesis producing roughly ≤1µmol L-carnitine per kg body mass per day. However, 2 … Continue reading

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