Plasma and liver carnitine status of children with chronic liver disease and cirrhosis


Selimoğlu M. A. , Aydogdu S. , Yagci R., Huseyinov A. , HUSEYİNOV A.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, cilt.43, ss.391-395, 2001 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2001
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2001.01423.x
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.391-395

Özet

Background: Carnitine is an essential cofactor in the transfer of long-chain fatty acids across the inner mitochondrial membrane for oxidation. As its synthesis is performed in the liver, alterations in carnitine metabolism is expected in liver diseases, especially in cirrhosis.