coenzyme Q10

A substance found in most tissues in the body, and in many foods. It can also be made in the laboratory. It is used by the body to produce energy for cells, and as an antioxidant. It is being studied in the treatment of cancer and in the relief of side effects caused by some cancer treatments. Also called Q10, CoQ10, vitamin Q10, and ubiquinone.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Coenzyme Q10 — IUPAC name 2 [(2E,6E,10E,14E,18E,22E,26E,30E,34E) 3,7,11,15,19,23,27,31,35,39 …   Wikipedia

  • Coenzyme Q10 — Structure de la coenzyme Q10 (n = 10) Général Nom IUPAC 2,3 diméthoxy 5 méthyl 6 decaprényl …   Wikipédia en Français

  • coenzyme Q10 — n a ubiquinone C59H90O4 of humans and most other mammals that has a side chain with ten isoprenoid units and possesses antioxidant properties …   Medical dictionary

  • Coenzyme Q10 deficiency — Classification and external resources Ubiquinone OMIM 607426 Coenzyme Q10 deficiency is a deficiency of …   Wikipedia

  • Coenzyme Q-10 — Coenzyme Q10 Coenzyme Q10 Général Nom IUPAC 2,3 diméthoxy 5 méthyl 6 decaprénylbenzoquinone Synonymes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Q10 — or Q 10 may be:* Q10 (role playing game) * The Q10 (New York City bus) * Q10 (temperature coefficient) * Coenzyme Q10, most common form of Coenzyme Q, a vitamin like antioxidant * Q10 (text editor) …   Wikipedia

  • Coenzyme Q - Cytochrome C-réductase — Illustration schématique des réactions du complexe III Le complexe coenzyme Q – cytochrome c réductase, ou complexe bc1, est le 3e complexe de la chaîne oxydative mitochondriale (complexe III), c’est à dire de la chaîne de transport des électrons …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Coenzyme — Coenzymes are small organic non protein molecules that carry chemical groups between enzymes. [cite web |url=http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/bioinorg/CD.html#33 |title=Glossary of Terms Used in Bioinorganic Chemistry: Coenzymes |accessdate=2007… …   Wikipedia

  • Coenzyme Q — ubiquinol cytochrome c reductase Crystal structure of mitochondrial cytochrome bc1 complex bound with ubiquinone.[1] Identifiers …   Wikipedia

  • Coenzyme Q — Illustration schématique des réactions du complexe III Le complexe coenzyme Q – cytochrome c réductase, ou complexe bc1, est le 3e complexe de la chaîne oxydative mitochondriale (complexe III), c’est à dire de la chaîne de transport des électrons …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.