L-Carnitine is a biochemical found in nearly every cell in the human body. There are several forms of carnitine (e.g., L-Carnitine, Acetyl L-carnitine), which have been studied for their effects on the heart and brain, the aging process, energy metabolism in the cells, diabetes, infertility and other medical conditions.
CAS Number 14992-62-2
Molar Mass 161,199 g/mol
Chemical Formula C7H15NO3
IUPAC Name (3R)-3-hydroxy-4-(trimethylazaniumyl)butanoate