Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp 515–517 | Cite as

Ubiquinones of marine invertebrates

  • N. M. Rebachuk
  • O. B. Maksimov


The quantitative and qualitative compositions of the ubiquinones of 28 species of marine invertebrates representing five main types have been studied. The amount of ubiquinones did not exceed 5 µg per 1 g dry weight. For all species the main component is Q10, except for ascidians, which produce only Q9.


Ubiquinone Marine Invertebrate Qualitative Composition Sodium Tetrahydroborate Caustic Potash 


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  • N. M. Rebachuk
  • O. B. Maksimov

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