Relative Bioavailability of Two Forms of a Novel Water-Soluble Coenzyme Q10

  title={Relative Bioavailability of Two Forms of a Novel Water-Soluble Coenzyme Q10},
  author={Janko Žmitek and A. {\vS}midovnik and M. Fir and M. Pro{\vs}ek and Katja Žmitek and J. Walczak and I. Pravst},
  journal={Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism},
  pages={281 - 287}
  • Janko Žmitek, A. Šmidovnik, +4 authors I. Pravst
  • Published 2008
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Background: Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a naturally occurring compound that plays a fundamental role in cellular bioenergetics and is an effective antioxidant. Numerous health benefits of CoQ10 supplementation have been reported, resulting in growing demands for its use in fortifying food. Due to its insolubility in water, the enrichment of most food products is not easily achievable and its in vivo bioavailability is known to be poor. Water solubility was increased significantly with the use of an… CONTINUE READING
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