- another name for coenzyme Q
- A quinone compound that serves as an electron carrier between various flavoproteins and in cellular respiration.
- Any of various fat-soluble quinone compounds found in most aerobic organisms and serving as electron carriers in cellular respiration. Also called coenzyme Q
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