Half-life of CoQ in rat tissues

Range 50-125 Hours
Organism Rat Rattus norvegicus
Reference Turunen M, Olsson J, Dallner G. Metabolism and function of coenzyme Q. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2004 Jan 281660(1-2):171-99.PubMed ID14757233
Primary Source Thelin A, Schedin S, Dallner G. Half-life of ubiquinone-9 in rat tissues. FEBS Lett. 1992 Nov 23313(2):118-20.PubMed ID1426276
Method Rats were injected intraperitoneally with [3H]mevalonate and the decay of radioactivity incorporated into ubiquinone-9 was followed using reverse-phase HPLC.
Comments Low value for testis. High value for kidney. Table- link
Entered by Uri M
ID 103289