Acetylcarnitine

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06BX12

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0003040-38-8

Chemical Formula

C9-H17-N-O4

Molecular Weight

203

Therapeutic Categories

Central stimulant

Nootropic agent

Chemical Names

(2R)-2-(Acetyloxy)-3-carboxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-1-propanaminium inner salt

3-Acetyloxy-4-trimethylammonio-butanoate (IUPAC)

L-(3-carboxy-2-hydroxypropyl)trimethylammonium hydroxide inner salt acetate

Foreign Names

  • Levocarnitinum acetilum (Latin)
  • L-Acetylcarnitin (German)
  • L-Acetilcarnitina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acetyl-L-Carnitine (IS)
  • ALC (IS)
  • Alcar (IS)
  • Levacecarnine (IS)
  • O-Acetyl-L-carnitine (IS)
  • TA-803 (IS)
  • O-Acetyllevocarnitin-hydrochlorid (IS)
  • ST-200 (IS)
  • TA-803 (IS)

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