Entries by Paul Falcone, MS, CISSN


L-carnitine (L-3 hydroxytrimethylaminobutanoate) is an amino acid whose name comes from the Latin word carnus, which means meat, from which it was first isolated. It can also be synthesized in the body from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine. Though not essential itself, L-carnitine is considered conditionally essential for many people who aren’t synthesizing […]