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Definition of "ubiquinone" [ubiquinone]

  • A quinone compound that serves as an electron carrier between flavoproteins and in cellular respiration. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ubiquinone" in a sentence
  • "Coenzyme Q-10, also called ubiquinone, is a powerful antioxidant/anti-inflammatory with many benefits for treating and preventing obesity."
  • "Coenzyme Q10 Coenzyme Q10, also known as ubiquinone, acts like a vitamin in the body and works as a catalyst in chemical reactions, even though it is not actually an enzyme."
  • "Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) it is also known as ubiquinone, CoQ10 is a powerful antioxidant found in the membranes of every cell of the body."