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Term:carnitine shuttle
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Definition:The transfer of acyl groups to and from acyl-CoA molecules to form O-acylcarnitine, which can exchange across the mitochondrial inner membrane with unacylated carnitine.
Comment:See also the cellular component term 'mitochondrial inner membrane ; GO:0005743'.
Synonyms:xref: Wikipedia:Carnitine#Role_in_fatty_acid_metabolism

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  biological_process 18737
    cellular process 17432
      transmembrane transport 1627
        mitochondrial transmembrane transport 91
          carnitine shuttle 0
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    localization 5475
      establishment of localization 4825
        transport 4663
          organic substance transport 2480
            organic acid transport 353
              organic acid transmembrane transport 158
                carboxylic acid transmembrane transport 157
                  fatty acid transmembrane transport 17
                    carnitine shuttle 0
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