Is there a place for coenzyme Q in the management of metabolic disorders associated with obesity?

@article{Sohet2012IsTA,
  title={Is there a place for coenzyme Q in the management of metabolic disorders associated with obesity?},
  author={Florence M. Sohet and Nathalie M Delzenne},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={70 11},
  pages={631-41}
}
Coenzyme Q (CoQ), a lipophilic cofactor of the electron transport chain in the mitochondria, can be synthesized endogenously or provided by food. The aim of this review is to summarize the in vitro cell culture studies, the in vivo animal studies, and the human studies investigating the impact of CoQ supplementation on the occurrence of obesity and related disorders (diabetes, hypertension, lipemia, and atherosclerosis). The antioxidative properties of CoQ have been observed in different… CONTINUE READING