Reduced coenzyme Q10 in female smokers and its association with lipid profile in a young healthy adult population

@article{AlBazi2011ReducedCQ,
  title={Reduced coenzyme Q10 in female smokers and its association with lipid profile in a young healthy adult population},
  author={Maha M. Al-Bazi and Mohamed Farouk Elshal and Samir M. Khoja},
  journal={Archives of Medical Science : AMS},
  year={2011},
  volume={7},
  pages={948 - 954}
}
  • Maha M. Al-Bazi, Mohamed Farouk Elshal, Samir M. Khoja
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Medical Science : AMS
  • Introduction Cigarette smoking has a negative effect on body reserve of antioxidants and cholesterol metabolism. Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), a potent antioxidant synthesized as part of the cholesterol pathway, is a potential biomarker for systemic oxidative stress. We aimed to investigate gender variation in plasma lipid profile and CoQ10 concentrations in healthy non-smokers and in smokers. Material and methods The study included 55 cigarette smokers (25 females and 30 males) and 51 non-smokers (25… CONTINUE READING

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