DL-Carnitine hydrochloride (bicarnesine), racemic mixture of L-carnitine and D-carnitine (ab143124)

Overview

  • Product name

    DL-Carnitine hydrochloride (bicarnesine), racemic mixture of L-carnitine and D-carnitine
  • Description

    Racemic mixture of L-carnitine and D-carnitine
  • Biological description

    Racemic mixture of L-carnitine and D-carnitine. Regulates fatty acid transport in mitochondria. Elevates serum carnitine fractions. D-carnitine competitively depletes muscle level of L-carnitine. Orally active.
  • CAS Number

    461-05-2
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    (3-Carboxy-2-hydroxypropyl)-trimethylazanium chloride
  • Molecular weight

    197.66
  • Molecular formula

    C7H16ClNO3
  • PubChem identifier

    5970
  • Storage instructions

    Store at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in water to 100 mM and in DMSO to 100 mM
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

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  • SMILES

    C[N+](C)(C)CC(CC(=O)O)O.[Cl-]
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Lu KL  et al. Hepatic ß-Oxidation and Regulation of Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase (CPT) I in Blunt Snout Bream Megalobrama amblycephala Fed a High Fat Diet. PLoS One 9:e93135 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24676148) »
  • Spasov AA & IIezhitsa IN [Stereopharmacology of carnitine]. Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova 91:1469-80 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 16493928) »
  • Steiber A  et al. Carnitine: a nutritional, biosynthetic, and functional perspective. Mol Aspects Med 25:455-73 (0). Read more (PubMed: 15363636) »

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