coenzyme Q10


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coenzyme Q10

n. Abbr. CoQ10
A form of ubiquinone (coenzyme Q) that contains 10 isoprene units and is the most common form in humans, used as a dietary supplement for its purported antioxidant properties.
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Other studies have showed low heart levels of coenzyme Q10 in patients with heart muscle disease.
Many producers see Coenzyme Q10 as the next logical step to follow the success of omega-3 products.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a widely used and expensive supplement however its absorption rate from the intestine is low.
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2 June 2009 - Asahi Kasei Pharma, a Japanese pharma and chemical producer, will be discontinuing production at its Shiraoi plant, where it manufactures Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) by the end of July 2009, with a view to shut down the facility in late March 2010.
Coenzyme Q10 is an essential part of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) generation in the mitochondria, and any decrease in its levels can impair energy production.
The Department of Defense has funded a study performed at the University of California, San Diego to assess whether Coenzyme Q10, an over-the-counter nutritional supplement, may benefit affected veterans.
Relevance of the biosynthesis of coenzyme Q10 and of the four bases of DNA as a rationale for the molecular causes of cancer and a therapy," Bioehem Biophys Res, 224(2), 358-361(1996); Intl Clin Nutr Rev, July 1997.
In patients who suffer from diabetes, Coenzyme Q10 supplements may help lower blood sugar, improve heart health, and help manage high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
These results support their hypothesis that coenzyme Q10 (100 mg twice a day) supplementation given prophylactically from 20 weeks of pregnancy leads to a reduction in the rate of pre-eclampsia in women at risk for the condition.
The 11 antioxidants fed to the mice in the study were beta carotene, bioflavonoids, coenzyme Q10, D-alpha-tocopherol, L-ascorbic acid, L-carnitine, magnesium, N-acetylcysteine, retinol, selenium, and zinc.