(±)-Palmitoylcarnitine chloride (CAS 6865-14-1): R&D Systems
Catalog Number: 0609
Biological Activity
Intermediate in mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation. Has a wide range of biological actions including the inhibition of protein kinase C and cell membrane disruption.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 25 mM in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at RT
  • CAS No:
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Interactions of palmitoyl carnitine with the endothelium in rat aorta.
    Dainty et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1990;100:241
  2. Modulation by palmitoylcarnitine of protein kinase C activation.
    Nakadate and Blumberg
    Cancer Res., 1987;47:6537
  3. The membrane-perturbing properties of palmitoyl-coenzyme A and palmitoylcarnitine. A comparative study.
    Requero et al.
    Biochemistry, 1995;34:10400
  4. The effects of novel vasodilator long chain acyl carnitine esters in the isolated perfused heart of the rat.
    Criddle et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1990;99:477

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