Mitoquinone (444890-40-9) is a mitochondria-targeted antioxidant. Displays cardio- and neuroprotective effects.1 Displays beneficial effects in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.2 Mitoquinone protects pancreatic β-cells against oxidative stress and improves insulin secretion.3 Cell permeable.
1) Ghosh et al. (2010), Neuroprotection by a mitochondria-targeted drug in a Parkinson's disease model; Free Radic. Biol. Med., 49 1674
2) McManus et al. (2011), The mitochondria-targeted antioxidant MitoQ prevents loss of spatial memory retention and early neuropathology in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease; J. Neurosci., 31 15703
3) Lim et al. (2011), Mitrochondria-targeted antioxidants protect pancreatic β-cells against oxidative stress and improve insulin secretion in glucotoxicity and glucolipotoxicity; Cell Physiol. Biochem., 28 873