A benzoquinone compound with strong antioxidant properties. It has therapeutic uses in age-related cognitive dysfunction and skin rejuvenation, owing to its ability to stimulate nerve growth.
- Idebenone also improved behavioral deficits in habituation, water maze, and passive avoidance tasks, which suggests idebenone might stimulate nerve growth factor synthesis in vivo.
- The most-hyped new anti-wrinkle cream right now is Prevage, which contains the powerful antioxidant idebenone.
- Treatment with idebenone protected against bile acid-induced rat hepatocellular injury and lipid peroxidation, and prevented hydroperoxide production in hepatic mitochondria.
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