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Related to carnitine acetyltransferase: carnitine palmitoyltransferase
an enzyme found in mitochondria that catalyzes the reversible transfer of an acetyl group from acetyl-CoA to carnitine, forming O-acetylcarnitine and coenzyme A. Acetylcarnitine is an important fuel source in sperm.
coenzyme of fatty acid oxidation and acetyl transfer; often designated vitamin BT, due to its vitamin role in Tenebrio sp. Present in high concentrations (5% dry weight) in meat extracts.
enzyme associated with buffering of acetyl groups from acetyl CoA.
associated with myocardial disease in dogs, particularly Boxers.