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Ubiquinol is the active, antioxidant form of CoQ10 (ubiquinone)

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  • Naturally found in nearly every cell, tissue, and organ in the body1,2
  • Utilized in mitochondria, playing an essential role in providing cellular energy used to fuel major organs3
  • A potent antioxidant capable of regenerating other antioxidants4
  • Ubiquinol provides important protection against oxidative damage to lipids, proteins, and DNA2,5,6
  • 2 to 4 times better absorbed than conventional CoQ107-9


Kaneka Ubiquinol® is a nutritional ingredient with a well-established safety profile

How can patients find Kaneka Ubiquinol®?

Kaneka Ubiquinol® is an ingredient in over 200 brands of nutritional supplements

Where is Kaneka Ubiquinol® made?

Kaneka Ubiquinol® is made in the USA (just outside of Houston, Texas) by Kaneka Nutrients

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References: 1. Åberg F, Appelkvist E-L, Dallner G, Ernster L. Distribution and redox state of ubiquinones in rat and human tissues. Arch Biochem Biophys. 1992;295(2):230-234. 2. Frei B, Kim MC, Ames BN. Ubiquinol-10 is an effective lipid-soluble antioxidant at physiological concentrations. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 1990;87:4879-4883. 3. Becker WM and Deamer DW. Energy from Chemical Bonds: The aerobic mode. In: The World of the Cell, 2nd Ed., 1991. The Benjamin Cummings Publishing Company, Inc, Redwood City, CA., pps. 275-313. 4. Kagan VE, Fabisiak JP, Quinn PJ. Coenzyme Q and vitamin E need each other as antioxidants. Protoplasma. 2000;214:11–18. 5. Ernster L, Forsmark-Andrée P. Ubiquinol: an endogenous antioxidant in aerobic organisms. Clin Investig. 1993;71(suppl 8):S60-S65. 6. Forsmark- Andrée P, Ernster L. Evidence for a protective effect of endogenous ubiquinol against oxidative damage to mitochondrial protein and DNA during lipid peroxidation. Mol Aspects Med. 1994;15 Suppl:S73-S81. 7. Miles MV, Horn P, Miles L, et al. Bioequivalence of coenzyme Q10 from over-the-counter supplements. Nutr Res. 2002;22:919-929. 8. Langsjoen PH, Langsjoen AM. Comparison study of plasma coenzyme Q10 levels in healthy subjects supplemented with ubiquinol versus ubiquinone. Clin Pharmacol Drug Dev. 2014;3(1):13-17. 9. Evans M, Baisley J, Barss S, Guthrie N. A randomized, double-blind trial on the bioavailability of two CoQ10 formulations. J Funct Foods. 2009;1:65-73.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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