Ubiquinone

/juːˈbɪkwɪnəʊn/

Origin

1950s blend of ubiquitous and quinone. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Ubiquinone

Ubiquinone

noun

  1. another name for coenzyme Q

dictionary.com

Ubiquinone

n.

  1. A quinone compound that serves as an electron carrier between various flavoproteins and in cellular respiration.

dictionary.com

Ubiquinone

noun

  1. Any of a class of compounds which occur in all living cells and which act as electron-transfer agents in cell respiration. They are substituted quinones.

lexico.com

Ubiquinone

noun

  1. : any of a group of lipid-soluble quinones that are found especially in mitochondria, have an isoprenoid side chain, and function in oxidative phosphorylation as electron-carrying coenzymes in electron transport

merriam-webster.com

Nearby words

ubi sunt , ubi supra , ubiety , ubique , ubiquinol , ubiquitarian , ubiquitin , ubiquitous , ubiquity , ubr

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