Published Nov 29, 2023

Igor Amerl Silić  


Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an endogenous molecule that is ubiquitously found throughout the cellular composition of the human organism. The aforementioned substance plays a crucial function in the production of energy and serves as a potent antioxidant, safeguarding cells against harm induced by free radicals. As individuals progress in age, there is a tendency for the amounts of CoQ10 in their bodies to diminish, resulting in a range of health consequences. Research has indicated that the addition of CoQ10 through supplementation can yield a multitude of advantageous outcomes. Research has demonstrated that it can enhance energy production in cardiac cells and mitigate oxidative stress, so contributing to the improvement of heart health. Furthermore, CoQ10 has demonstrated potential in the management of several illnesses such as hypertension, migraines, and fibromyalgia, attributed to its capacity to enhance mitochondrial activity and alleviate inflammation. Moreover, existing research indicates that the utilization of this particular coenzyme may potentially enhance fertility through the improvement of sperm quality, as well as contribute to the maintenance of good skin by facilitating collagen synthesis. Notwithstanding these possible advantages, it is essential to get guidance from a healthcare practitioner prior to commencing any supplementation protocol due to the potential variability of individual requirements.



CoQ10, Adenosine Triphosphate, Aging, Oxidants, Protection

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How to Cite
Silić , I. A. (2023). Coenzyme Q10: A Ubiquitous Supplemental Enzyme Contributing to the Health. Science Insights, 43(5), 1129–1140. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.23.re825