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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 19494
    cellular process 18342
      transmembrane transport 1582
        mitochondrial transmembrane transport 101
          carnitine shuttle 0
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    localization 6450
      establishment of localization 4865
        transport 4701
          organic substance transport 2480
            organic acid transport 346
              organic acid transmembrane transport 148
                carboxylic acid transmembrane transport 147
                  fatty acid transmembrane transport 16
                    carnitine shuttle 0
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