carnitine acylcarnitine translocase

car·ni·tine acylcar·ni·tine trans·lo·case

a transport protein found in the inner mitochondrial membrane. Transports acylcarnitine derivatives into the mitochondria and transports carnitine out of the mitochondria. An important step in fatty acid oxidation.
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* The carnitine cycle depends basically on a good production and an adequate function ofthe enzymes carnitine palmiotyl transferase I, carnitine acylcarnitine translocase, and carnitine palmitoyl transferase II, whose production is not stimulated by carnitine.