PMID: 3349090Mar 25, 1988

Carnitine and acetylcarnitine in red blood cells

Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta
M B CooperD A Jones


Carnitine and acetylcarnitine were found to be present in human erythrocytes. Their presence was not as a factor of leucocyte contamination. Carnitine is present within the erythrocyte at a level comparable to that of the plasma, whilst acetylcarnitine is more concentrated within the cell. Red blood cell carnitine and acetylcarnitine do not freely exchange with plasma but intra-erythrocyte acetylcarnitine has a significant relationship to the plasma levels.


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