Definitions for "CoQ10"
is a naturally occurring metabolic enzyme responsible for converting food, oxygen and water into materials needed for cellular function. It can be found in mackerel, salmon, and sardines. It is also found in small amounts in beef, peanuts, and spinach. Research shows that CoQ10 supplementation improves heart function, oxygen consumption and exercise performance in cardiac patients. It is used by athletes for increased energy production.
important in cardiac function; a substance that energizes the mitochondria within the heart cells and allows them to function better; an anti-oxidant that protects LDL cholesterol from oxidation
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 coenzyme Q10, Q10, vitamin Q10, and ubiquinone.