carnitine metabolic process

id: GO:0009437
name: carnitine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving carnitine (hydroxy-trimethyl aminobutyric acid), a compound that participates in the transfer of acyl groups across the inner mitochondrial membrane.

Child Functions

GO:0019254carnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked
GO:0042413carnitine catabolic process
GO:0045329carnitine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006520cellular amino acid metabolic process
GO:0006577betaine metabolic process