Critical update for the clinical use of L-carnitine analogs in cardiometabolic disorders

Abstract

Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) and propionyl-L-carnitine (PLC) are two naturally occurring carnitine derivates formed by carnitine acetyltransferase. The beneficial cardiovascular effects of ALC and PLC have been extensively evaluated in animals and humans during the last 20 years. For instance, many clinical trials have suggested ALC and PLC as potential… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/VHRM.S14356

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