L-carnitine


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Related to L-carnitine: taurine, acetyl l-carnitine, L-arginine
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L-carnitine

n L-carnitina
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L's treatment regimen includes NAC, lactulose, and L-carnitine supplementation.
This study investigated the suitability and efficacy of ginger, L-carnitine and alpha-tocopherol on biochemical and lipid profile of two broiler strains exposed to summer high ambient temperature.
It has been shown that different HP phenotypes can cause various responses in the host against inflammation.12,13 The antioxidant effects of nutrient supplement such as conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and L-carnitine (LC) have been investigated separately in CKD.14,15 CKD patients undergoing haemodialysis usually suffer from LC deficiency.16 LC has an inhibitory property on inflammatory markers, lipid peroxidation and apoptosis pathways.17 Furthermore, LC supplements may increase haematocrit (HCT) levels and decrease erythropoietin requirement.18,19
The main function of L-carnitine is the transport of long-chain fatty acids through the cell membrane for oxidation in mitochondria.
Group intervention received herbal capsules containing Tribulus terrestris extract plus L-carnitine. The placebo group received placebo in the same shape and colour, both made by Barij Essence Company.
In previous research, L-carnitine improved symptoms of fatigue in centenarians, decreased symptoms of angina in patients with cardiovascular disease, and increased exercise capacity in people with congestive heart failure.
L-carnitine, an amino acid supplement, is legal providing it is not administered in a quantity greater than 50ml every six hours.
Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the acute effects of L-carnitine supplementation on aerobic metabolic efficiency and lipid profiles in sedentary and athletic men.
The following medical subject headings were used: "L-carnitine," "carnitine," "levocarnitine," "novain," "L-cthernitine," "Vitamin BT," "Bicarnesine," "heart failure," "cardiac dysfunction," "cardiac insufficiency," "cardiac inadequacy," "cardiomyopathy," and "ventricular dysfunction." Electronic searches were supplemented with manual searches of reference lists of all retrieved review articles, primary studies, and abstracts from meetings to identify other studies not found in the electronic searches.
They were questioned about their attitudes and behaviors in terms of dietary supplement usage and, in particular, L-carnitine.
Further studies screening carnitine status in acute FMF attacks are needed to explore the carnitine profile in FMF patients and highlight the efficacy and necessity of L-carnitine therapies.