Coenzyme Q10 and Human Oocyte Quality

Oocytes. The ovaries contain female reproductive cells, which are called oocytes. The non-medical term for the oocyte is “egg.” When oocytes mature, they are capable of being fertilized, which results in a pregnancy. The female egg is also called an ovum (plural ova), comes from the oocyte. Supplementation with Coenzyme Q10 may improve human oocyte quality and female fertility [Rodríguez-Varela & Labarta 2021].

To mature successfully when they are released from the follicles and to transition into a developing embryo, oocytes have certain requirements:

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