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

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INTRODUCTION Cigarette smoking has a negative effect on body reserve of antioxidants and cholesterol metabolism. Coenzyme Q(10) (CoQ(10)), 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 CoQ(10) concentrations in… (More)
DOI: 10.5114/aoms.2011.26605

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