an amino acid having various physiological functions within the body. For more detailed information, see Carnitine in our Nutritional Focus section. You can find more information and obtain carnitine in our Liqui Carnitine(tm) Liqui Carnitine(tm).
A compound found in skeletal and cardiac muscle and certain other tissues that functions as a carrier of fatty acids across the membranes of the mitochondria. Carnitine has been used therapeutically in treating angina and certain deficiency diseases.
A substance made in the muscles and liver, and also found in certain foods such as meat, poultry, fish, and some dairy products. The body needs carnitine to make energy from fat.