Coenzyme Q10 (also known as ubiquinone, ubidecarenone, coenzyme Q, and abbreviated at times to CoQ10 pronounced like "ko-cue-ten" , CoQ, Q10, or simply Q) is a , where Q refers to the chemical group, and 10 refers to the chemical subunits.
This oil-soluble -like substance is present in most cells, primarily in the . It is a component of the and participates in , generating energy in the form of . Ninety-five percent of the human bodys energy is generated this way. Therefore, those organs with the highest energy requirementssuch as the heart and the liverhave the highest CoQ10 concentrations.