another name for coenzyme Q

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

ubiquinone in Medicine


[yōō′bĭ-kwĭ-nōn, yōō-bĭkwə-nōn′]


A quinone compound that serves as an electron carrier between various flavoproteins and in cellular respiration.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

ubiquinone in Science



Any of various fat-soluble quinone compounds found in most aerobic organisms and serving as electron carriers in cellular respiration. Also called coenzyme Q
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.