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Term:
carnitine metabolic process (GO:0009437)
Annotations: Rat: (14) Mouse: (14) Human: (15) Chinchilla: (12) Bonobo: (13) Dog: (14) Squirrel: (13) Pig: (14)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
amino-acid betaine biosynthetic process +   
amino-acid betaine catabolic process +   
carnitine metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving carnitine (hydroxy-trimethyl aminobutyric acid), a compound that participates in the transfer of acyl groups across the inner mitochondrial membrane.
ergothioneine metabolic process +  
glycine betaine metabolic process +   
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine metabolic process +  
selenoneine metabolic process +  
stachydrine metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: carnitine metabolism ;   vitamin Bt metabolic process ;   vitamin Bt metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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