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Keyword - Carnitine biosynthesis (KW-0124)


Protein involved in the biosynthesis of carnitine (L-3-hydroxy-4, N,N,N-trimethylaminobutyrate), an essential metabolite with a number of indispensable roles in intermediary metabolism.


  • 3-hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate anabolism
  • 3-hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate biosynthesis
  • 3-hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate biosynthetic process
  • 3-hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate formation
  • 3-hydroxy-4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate synthesis
  • Carnitine anabolism
  • Carnitine biosynthetic process
  • Carnitine formation
  • Carnitine synthesis
  • Gamma-trimethyl-hydroxybutyrobetaine anabolism
  • Gamma-trimethyl-hydroxybutyrobetaine biosynthesis
  • Gamma-trimethyl-hydroxybutyrobetaine biosynthetic process
  • Gamma-trimethyl-hydroxybutyrobetaine formation
  • Gamma-trimethyl-hydroxybutyrobetaine synthesis


Biological process

Gene Ontology


carnitine biosynthetic process [ GO:0045329 ]


Carnitine biosynthesisBiological process
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