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Coenzyme-Q10

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Coenzyme-Q10

Healing Properties

Anticancer

The anticancer effects of coenzyme Q10 were stronger with the addition of β-glucan. There is significant synergy between coenzyme Q10 and β-glucan.[1]

Antiinflammatory

Strong Antiinflammatory effects.[1:1]

Antioxidant

Skin Health

  • Coenzyme Q10 protects against oxidative stress-induced cell death and enhances the synthesis of basement membrane components in dermal and epidermal cells.[2]
Photoprotective
  • Topical application of CoQ10 has the beneficial effect of preventing photoaging.[2:1]
UV Protection
  • CoQ10 was shown to reduce UVA-induced MMPs in cultured human dermal fibroblasts.[2:2]
    • MMPs (Matrix Metalloproteinases) are enzymes activated by UV exposure or inflammation. MMPs contribute to the breakdown of collagen while inhibiting new collagen formation.[3]

Heart Health

Disease / Symptom Treatment

Cancer

Heart Disease


  1. Title: Combination Therapy with Glucan and Coenzyme Q10 in Murine Experimental Autoimmune Disease and Cancer
    Publication: International Journal of Cancer Research and Treatment
    Date: June 2018
    Study Type: Animal Study: In Vivo, Human Study: In Vitro
    Author(s): VACLAV VETVICKA and JANA VETVICKOVA
    Institution(s): University of Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
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  2. Title: An extensive Review of Sunscreen and Suntan Preparations
    Publication: ARC Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AJPS)
    Date: April 2019
    Study Type: Review
    Author(s): AK Mohiuddin
    Institution(s): World University of Bangladesh
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  3. What Are AGEs, ROS, and MMPs?, Source ↩︎