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ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)

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ChEBI Name ubiquinones
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16389
Definition Any benzoquinone derived from 2,3-dimethoxy-5-methylbenzoquinone; one of a group of naturally occurring homologues. The redox-active quinoid moiety usually carries a polyprenoid side chain at position 6, the number of isoprenoid units in which is species-specific. Ubiquinones are involved in the control of mitochondrial electron transport, and are also potent anti-oxidants.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:9852, CHEBI:15279, CHEBI:27186
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Formula Source
C9H10O4(C5H8)n ChEBI
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 250.29030
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389) has functional parent 2,3-dihydroxy-5-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone (CHEBI:46691)
ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389) is a benzoquinones (CHEBI:22729)
ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389) is a prenylquinone (CHEBI:26255)
Incoming (2Z,10Z,26Z)-ubiquinone (CHEBI:46240) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
3-demethylubiquinone-9 (CHEBI:18238) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
coenzyme Q10 (CHEBI:46245) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
ubiquinone-0 (CHEBI:27906) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
ubiquinone-1 (CHEBI:46234) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
ubiquinone-2 (CHEBI:46372) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
ubiquinone-5 (CHEBI:46331) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
ubiquinone-6 (CHEBI:52971) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
ubiquinone-7 (CHEBI:46448) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
ubiquinone-8 (CHEBI:61683) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
ubiquinone-9 (CHEBI:18160) is a ubiquinones (CHEBI:16389)
Synonyms Sources
a ubiquinone UniProt
Coenzym Q ChEBI
coenzyme Q ChEBI
Coenzyme Q KEGG COMPOUND
coenzymes Q ChEBI
CoQ KEGG COMPOUND
Koenzym Q ChEBI
mitochondrial ubiquinone ChEBI
mitochondrial ubiquinones ChEBI
mitoquinones ChEBI
Q KEGG COMPOUND
Ubichinon ChEBI
Ubiquinone KEGG COMPOUND
Ubiquinones ChemIDplus
Database Link Database
C00399 KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1339-63-5 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
1339-63-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
15788391 PubMed citation CiteXplore
7599208 PubMed citation CiteXplore
Last Modified
04 August 2014

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