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Carnitine O palmitoyltransferase

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Symbol  Carn_acyltransf
Pfam clan  CL0149
PROSITE  PDOC00402
Pfam  PF00755
InterPro  IPR000542
SCOP  1ndi
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Medical vocabulary what does carnitine o palmitoyltransferase mean


Carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase (also called carnitine palmitoyltransferase) is a mitochondrial transferase enzyme (EC 2.3.1.21) involved in the metabolism of palmitoylcarnitine into palmitoyl-CoA. A related transferase is carnitine acyltransferase.

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Human forms of CPT

There are four different forms of CPT in humans:

  • CPT1A - associated with Carnitine palmitoyltransferase I deficiency
  • CPT1B
  • CPT1C
  • CPT2 - associated with Carnitine palmitoyltransferase II deficiency
  • References

    Carnitine O-palmitoyltransferase Wikipedia


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