C7956

Sigma-Aldrich

Coenzyme Q1

≥95%

Synonym(s):
Ubiquinone-1, 2,3-Dimethoxy-5-methyl-6-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-1,4-benzoquinone, Ubiquinone-5
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C14H18O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
250.29
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.51

Quality Level

assay

≥95%

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

COC1=C(OC)C(=O)C(C\C=C(\C)C)=C(C)C1=O

InChI

1S/C14H18O4/c1-8(2)6-7-10-9(3)11(15)13(17-4)14(18-5)12(10)16/h6H,7H2,1-5H3

InChI key

SOECUQMRSRVZQQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Related Categories

Packaging

2, 10 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Coenzyme Q1 (CoQ1) is a 1 isoprenyl group (not naturally occurring) member of a family of ubiquinones that share a quinine chemical group but differ in the number of isoprenyl chemical subunits in their tail. The CoQ compounds are lipid soluble components of cell membranes where they perform multiple functions such as electron and proton transport. The most well studied CoQ compound is CoQ10. CoQ1 is frequently used in comparison studies on the effect of isoprenyl chain length on CoQ functions or distribution and to identify quinone reductases.

Other Notes

Analog of coenzyme Q10 (not naturally occurring)
Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. C7956.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
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