Acetyl-L-carnitine Hydrochloride Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Acetyl-L-carnitine Hydrochloride Properties

Acetyl-L-carnitine Hydrochloride

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Acetyl-L-Carnitine Hydrochloride is an amino acid naturally manufactured in the body through the conversion of L-carnitine and used by cells to produce fuel for energy. It is also involved in a variety of processes that regulate muscle movement and heart and brain function. As a dietary supplement, it is used to treat a variety of disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetic neuropathy, male infertility and depression.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Crystallline powder
CAS Number 5080-50-2
IUPAC Name (3R)-3-Acetyloxy-4-(trimethylazaniumyl)butanoate hydrochloride
InChI 1S/C9H17NO4.ClH/c1-7(11)14-8(5-9(12)13)6-10(2,3)4;/h8H,5-6H2,1-4H3;1H/t8-;/m1./s1
Melting Point 194 °C
Molar Mass 239.7 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H18ClNO4
NFPA 704 H-1, F-0, R-0, C-NA
Synonyms Acetylcarnitine Chloride;Branigen;L-Acetylcarnitine Chloride;Levacecarnine Hydrochloride;Normobren;O-Acetylcarnitine Hydrochloride