lipotrope

lipotrope

a lipotropic substance, e.g. choline, methionine.
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The effect of ethanol on one-carbon metabolism: increased methionine catabolism and lipotrope methyl-group wastage.
Dietary lipotropes including choline are involved in several metabolic pathways and play an important role in cellular metabolism via the regulatory effects on the transfer of one-carbon moieties which are used for DNA synthesis.