Journal archive > 2005 > N 5, September-October

Biochemical properties and functional role of ubiquinone (coenzyme Q). Aspects of practical use

G. V. Donchenko, O. B. KuchmenkoD. M. Petukhov

In addition to well known function of ubiquinone as a component of mitochondrial electron-transport chain and antioxidant, the latest research data that evidence for its function as a regulator of the processes connected with gene expression, signal transduction, including regulation of apoptosis are considered in this review.
We also discuss practical aspects of use of ubiquinone for prophylaxis and treatment of cardiovascular, oncological diseases, pathologies of immune system, disorders caused by the effect of ionizing radiation.

Recieved: 2005-05-16

Published at the site: 2005-10-10

The original article in Ukrainian is available for download in PDF format.

 

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