ubiquinone

/ (juːˈbɪkwɪˌnəʊn) /

noun

another name for coenzyme Q

Nearby words

  1. ubi supra,
  2. ubiety,
  3. ubiquarian,
  4. ubique,
  5. ubiquinol,
  6. ubiquitarian,
  7. ubiquitin,
  8. ubiquitous,
  9. ubiquity,
  10. ubr

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Medicine definitions for ubiquinone

ubiquinone

[ yōō′bĭ-kwĭ-nōn, yōō-bĭkwə-nōn′ ]

n.

A quinone compound that serves as an electron carrier between various flavoproteins and in cellular respiration.

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Science definitions for ubiquinone

ubiquinone

[ yōō′bĭ-kwĭ-nōn ]

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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