COQ10 A wonder enzyme: A review
By Nachiket S Dighe, Shashikant R Pattan, Vinayak M Gaware, Mangesh B Hole, Deepak S Musmade, Suwarna H Kale, Sandip Waman
The COQ 10 enzyme is oil-soluble vitamin-like substance is present in most eukaryotic cells, primarily in the mitochondria. It is a component of the electron transport chain and participates in aerobic cellular respiration, generating energy in the form of ATP.It has various biochemical roles in our body. The present review addresses the synthetic pathway of COQ 10, its Pharmacokinetics, bioavailability and its occurance in nature. The review also state the variuous interactions of the COQ 10 other drugs and its clinical uses in various diseases.
Keywords : Coenzyme, Quinone, Ubiquinone,Vitamins