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Possible Interaction: Carnitine and Iron, Dietary

supplement:

Carnitine

supplement:

Iron, Dietary

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Iron acts as a co-factor for the synthesis of carnitine.
Pediatric hematology and oncology  •  2006  |  View Paper
As iron is an essential cofactor of carnitine synthesis we conclude that reduced endogenous carnitine synthesis due to an inadequate availability of iron may be a major cause of low serum carnitine concentrations.
European Journal of Pediatrics  •  2005  |  View Paper
Iron is known to be essential for the biosynthesis of carnitine.
Pediatric hematology and oncology  •  2001  |  View Paper