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C9538

Sigma-Aldrich

Coenzyme Q10

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
Ubiquinone-10, Ubiquinone 50, Q-10
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C59H90O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
863.34
Beilstein:
1900141
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

color

yellow to dark orange

mp

49 °C

application(s)

cell analysis

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

O=C(C(OC)=C1OC)C(C/C=C(C)/CC/C=C(CC/C=C(CC/C=C(CC/C=C(CC/C=C(CC/C=C(C)/CC/C=C(C)/CC/C=C(C)/CCC=C(C)C)\C)\C)\C)\C)\C)=C(C)C1=O

InChI

1S/C59H90O4/c1-44(2)24-15-25-45(3)26-16-27-46(4)28-17-29-47(5)30-18-31-48(6)32-19-33-49(7)34-20-35-50(8)36-21-37-51(9)38-22-39-52(10)40-23-41-53(11)42-43-55-54(12)56(60)58(62-13)59(63-14)57(55)61/h24,26,28,30,32,34,36,38,40,42H,15-23,25,27,29,31,33,35,37,39,41,43H2,1-14H3/b45-26+,46-28+,47-30+,48-32+,49-34+,50-36+,51-38+,52-40+,53-42+

InChI key

ACTIUHUUMQJHFO-UPTCCGCDSA-N

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Application

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has been used:
  • as a bioactive compound to study its immune modulating properties in vitro
  • as a standard for high-performance liquid chromatography
  • to study its effect on exercised rat aorta
  • in the cellular CoQ uptake assay

Packaging

100, 500 mg in poly bottle
1 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Coenzyme Q10 is an endogenous cellular antioxidant and an essential component of the electron transfer chain. CoQ10 takes part in aerobic cellular respiration and generation of energy in the form of ATP.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. C9538.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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