Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: an O-acyl-L-carnitine

Superclasses: an ester

This class contains L-carnitine molecules esterified at the C3 hydroxyl to a wide range of acyl groups, including acetyl, or short, medium, or long chain fatty acyl groups [Jogl04, Ramsay01].

an <i>O</i>-acyl-L-carnitine compound structure

SMILES: C[N+](C)(C)CC(OC([R])=O)CC(=O)[O-]

Unification Links: KEGG:C02301


Jogl04: Jogl G, Hsiao YS, Tong L (2004). "Structure and function of carnitine acyltransferases." Ann N Y Acad Sci 1033;17-29. PMID: 15591000

Ramsay01: Ramsay RR, Gandour RD, van der Leij FR (2001). "Molecular enzymology of carnitine transfer and transport." Biochim Biophys Acta 1546(1);21-43. PMID: 11257506

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