plastoquinone

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plastoquinone

(ˌplæstəʊˈkwɪnəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any compound having a quinone nucleus with a terpenoid side chain
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At the Lomonosov University, a series of mitochondrially targeted antioxidants comprised of a penetrating cation and an antioxidant, usually a plastoquinol group, separated by a C-10 linker, have been synthesized and tested.
Plastid terminal oxidase (PTOX) is a plastoquinol oxidase, which plays several important roles in plants.