Nutrition Business Journal

New Role for Carbs in L-Carnitine Transport

University patents insulin-mediated carnitine; Energ8 plans supplement launch in U.S. and Europe.

Professor Paul Greenhaff of the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Nottingham, U.K. may have unveiled a new spin on L- carnitine that the University is negotiating to commercialize with an ethical-based sports nutrition company.

L-carnitine is a compound responsible for transport of fatty acids into a cell’s mitochondria. Favorable results have been reported for many years with regard to the use of L-carnitine in the treatment of cardiovascular diseas

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