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51085 Sigma-Aldrich

Isobutyryl-L-carnitine

≥97.0% (TLC)

Synonym: (2R)-3-Carboxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-2-(2-methyl-1-oxopropoxy)-1-propanaminium inner salt, L-Carnitine isobutyryl ester, iC4-Carnitine

  • CAS Number 25518-49-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C11H21NO4

  • Molecular Weight 231.29

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 4138517

  •  MDL number MFCD01674829

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757668

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Properties

Quality Level   100
assay   ≥97.0% (TLC)
form   powder
optical activity   [α]/D -22±2°, c = 1 in H2O
impurities   ≤10% water
color   white
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   C[N+](C)(C)C[C@H](OC(C(C)C)=O)CC([O-])=O
InChI   1S/C11H21NO4/c1-8(2)11(15)16-9(6-10(13)14)7-12(3,4)5/h8-9H,6-7H2,1-5H3/t9-/m1/s1
InChI key   LRCNOZRCYBNMEP-SECBINFHSA-N

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Isobutyryl-L-carnitine is a product of the acyl-CoA dehydrogenases (ACADs), which are a group of mitochondrial enzymes involved in the metabolism of fatty acids or branched-chain amino acids.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
BP2993000

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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Acyl-L-Carnitines

Carnitine was discovered at the beginning of the last century and plays an important role in fatty acid metabolic pathways.1 It acts as a carrier of activated fatty acids across the inner mitochondri...
Keywords: Chromatography, Diseases, High performance liquid chromatography, Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry, Mass spectrometry, Metabolic Pathways, Metabolism, Separation

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