menaquinone


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men·a·qui·none

 (mĕn′ə-kwĭ-nōn′, -kwĭn′ōn′)

menaquinone

(ˌmɛnəkwɪˈnəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) a form of vitamin K synthesized by bacteria in the intestine or in putrefying organic matter. Also: vitamin K2
[C20: from me(thyl)-na(phtho)quinone]
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The first and only vitamin K2 to deliver a gamut of menaquinone isomers, MenaQ7 Full Spectrum is naturally fermented using chickpea protein, offering an all-trans vitamin K2 that is free from gluten, soy and all known allergens, and is suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
Biosynthesis of the isoprenoid quinones menaquinone (vitamin K2) and ubiquinone (coenzyme Q).
Dietary intake of menaquinone is associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease: the Rotterdam Study.
Fermented dairy products may have beneficial effects against diabetes through probiotic bacteria and a special form of vitamin K (part of the menaquinone family) associated with fermentation.
In addition, fermented dairy products may exert beneficial effects against diabetes through probiotic bacteria and a special form of vitamin K (part of the menaquinone family) associated with fermentation.
Vitamin K is a quinone compound in the human body in a storage form as menaquinone (MK); distribution includes regulated amounts in mitochondrial membranes.
Quinone-reducing hydrogenase (7,55) and methanophenazine hydrogenase (7,56,57) have membrane-bound dihemic cytochrome b as the third subunit to interact with the electron carrier, menaquinone and methanophenazine, respectively.
Of the five dhb genes, DhbC is an isochorismate synthetase (ICS) and catalyzes the conversion of chorismate to isochorismate, which is an important siderophore or menaquinone precursor.
A High Menaquinone Intake Reduces the Incidence of Coronary Heart Disease," Nutr.
Vitamin K exists in two natural forms: vitamin K1, or phylloquinone, found largely in green leafy vegetables, as well as some vegetable oils, such as canola and soybean oils; and vitamin K2, or menaquinone, for which meat and cheese are the primary dietary sources.
21 Menaquinone is a member of which group of vitamins?
Internal calibrators commonly used include menaquinone 6 (MK6), menaquinone 4 (vitamin [K.