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Why can PQQ become a dark horse functional raw material in the anti-aging field?

Jun 30, 2022

PQQ Powder mobilizes antioxidant longevity signals 

ROS is the abbreviation of reactive oxygen species, which refers to small oxygen-containing molecules with electrons "exposed" or negatively charged. They have high reactivity and like to attack the biomembrane structure (cell membrane, mitochondrial membrane, endoplasmic reticulum membrane) in our cells, causing cell dysfunction.

reactive oxygen species

Oxidation is essentially the process of ROS gaining and losing electrons.

The functions of SOD (superoxide dismutase), CAT(catalase), and GSH (glutathione) are interactive and coordinated. They together constitute a strong antioxidant defense line for higher animals (otherwise, how can we live to be 100 years old). PQQ mainly assists and enhances the above antioxidant defense lines to resist oxidation.

Published in the Journal of Cell Science in 2017, the conclusion is that PQQ can mobilize the signal of antioxidant longevity and prolong the life of nematodes.

Oxidation is essentially the process of ROS gaining and losing electrons

Different color lines represent different concentrations of PQQ, the abscissa is the age of nematodes (short-lived organisms, in days), and the ordinate is the remaining survivor of this batch of nematodes.

It can be seen that the higher the concentration of PQQ, the better the effect of prolonging life (0~5mm). Using 5mm PQQ doubled the number of nematodes that had lived for 15 days.

PQQ has achieved unprecedented speed and thoroughness in killing tumor cells. It targets medical immunity and anti-aging, Bi directionally regulates human free radicals, thus eliminating tumors and heart diseases caused by excessive free radicals. It is the most powerful bioactive substance so far.

PQQ Powder has really become a "dark horse" functional raw material in the anti-aging field.

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Where can we find PQQ?

Since the 1980s, people have explored the natural distribution of PQQ.it widely exists in fruits, vegetables, grains, drinks, and other common foods, and its concentration range is 3.65-61ng/ml. it is also found in human red blood cells, neutrophils, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, and bile. The total content of PQQ in human milk is 140-180ng/ml, suggesting that PQQ may play a very important role in the growth and development of newborn infants.

PQQ is present in most foods but is particularly high in certain types of fruits and vegetables and in some fermented foods such as natto and miso. For example natto, coriander, green pepper, kiwi fruit, papaya, spinach, broad bean, carrot, miso, potato, sweet potato, cabbage, banana, tomato, egg yolk, orange, celery, etc.

Are there any other side effects of PQQ Powder? 

The study showed that the liver function toxicity test of healthy adults who ingested 20 or 40mg PQQ every day (lasting for four weeks) was normal, and no harmful effect of PQQ was found.

At present, there is no systematic study on the toxic and side effects of PQQ, but it is generally believed that PQQ has few toxic side effects, and an appropriate amount will have a positive impact on the body.

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