Carnitine deficiency in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
...trics, University of Crete, Greece investigated the carnitine levels in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.
The plasma total, free, and acylcarnitine
levels in 47 children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes were determined by a radioisotopic assay and compared to the values of a series of anthropo...
Protein sensor for fatty acid buildup in mitochondria
...esearcher in the Infectious Diseases department at St. Jude and the report's senior author. "This is an ideal location for PanK2 because it can detect acylcarnitine
as it enters the mitochondrion."
The importance of PanK2 is especially evident in individuals who have mutations in the PANK2 gene that give ris...