OCTN2

AcronymDefinition
OCTN2Organic Cation Transporter Number 2
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Whereas primary carnitine deficiency is attributable to mutations in OCTN2 [a carnitine transporter of plasma membranes (3)], several other conditions can cause secondary deficiency (4).
Mutations of OCTN2, an organic cation/carnitine transporter, lead to deficient cellular carnitine uptake in primary carnitine deficiency.
It is specifically designed to target muscle via the high affinity OCTN2 carnitine transporter.
Implementation of a method using tritiated substrates as a diagnostic tool for OCTN2 deficiency