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Intracellular distribution of coenzyme Q in rat liver

Jayaraman, J and Ramasarma, T (1963) Intracellular distribution of coenzyme Q in rat liver. In: Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 103 (2). pp. 258-266.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0003-9861(63)90403-X

Abstract

Coenzyme Q was found to be distributed in rat liver cell fractions. Mitochondria accounted for only 40–60% of the total. The presence of coenzyme Q in nuclei, isolated by several methods, could always be correlated with the presence of oxidative enzymes. It has been established that coenzyme Q is a constituent of microsomes. Administered coenzyme Q10-C14 was preferentially taken up by mitochondrial and microsomal fractions. Exogenous coenzyme Q appears to be rapidly metabolized.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2010 04:40
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:07
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/28150

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