coenzyme Q

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Synonyms for coenzyme Q

any of several quinones found in living cells and that function as coenzymes that transfer electrons from one molecule to another in cell respiration

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Coenzyme Q10 ameliorates the reduction in GLUT4 transporter expression induced by simvastatin in 3T3L1 adipocytes.
Effect of coenzyme Q10 on myopathic symptoms in patients treated with statins.
Folkers K, Vadhanavikit S, Mortensen SA, 1985, Biochemical rationale and myocardial tussue data on the effective therapy of cardiomyopathy with coenzyme Q10.
1995) reported that coenzyme Q10 is an intracellular antioxidant that protects the membrane phospholipids and mitochondrial membrane protein.
Keywords: Coenzyme Q10, Diabetes mellitus, Blood glucose, Oxidative stress, Inflammation.
Based on the results, depression symptoms, sleep duration and the performance in the arithmetic task were improved after the supplementation, and these improvements were dependent on increases in plasma coenzyme Q10 levels - which are correlated with decreases in plasma oxidative stress.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), also known as ubiquinone, is located primarily in mitochondria and is present in most cells.
A study of 443 healthy men and women aged 70 to 88 was conducted by the researchers and they found that those given daily supplements of selenium and coenzyme Q10 had more than halved their risk of dying of heart disease and showed improved heart function.
Review--Role of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ 10) in cardiac disease, hypertension and Meniere-like syndrome (Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Dec 2009): In this excellent review that covers the role of CoQ-10 in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases--heart failure, HTN, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia--and Meniere syndrome and hearing loss, Kumar et al review the literature to conclude that CoQ-10 provides major clinical benefit in all of these conditions and without adverse effects.
Many producers see Coenzyme Q10 as the next logical step to follow the success of omega-3 products.
89) which uses coenzyme Q10 and chamomile to sooth after shaving.
Grapefruit juice enhances the uptake of coenzyme Q10 in the human intestinal cell-line Caco-2.
As one of its synonyms (ubiquinone) implies, coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is ubiquitous, found in virtually every cell of the body, and is vital for cell function.
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.
A large clinical trial led by researchers at Weill Cornell is underway to help measure the effects of coenzyme Q10 on Parkinson's patients.