According to recent research from Seville, Spain, "Propionyl-L-carnitine (PLC) is an SCFA esterified to carnitine that plays an important role in fatty acidoxidation and energy expenditure, in addition to having a protective effect on the endothelium. In order to evaluate the effect of PLC oil an animal model of obesity, insulin resistance and, consequently, endothelial dysfunction, lean and obese Zucker rats (OZR) received either vehicle- or PLC-supplemented drinking water (200 mg/kg per d) for 20 weeks."
"Body weight, food intake, systolic blood pressure and heart rate were controlled weekly and an oral glucose tolerance test was performed. Fasting glucose, TAG,...
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