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SkQ (10-(6'-Plastoquinonyl)decyltriphenyl-phosphonium) stands for a class of organic molecules composed of a large organic cation that are proposed to target molecules attached to them to mitochondria.[1]


  1. ^ Severin SE, Skulachev VP, Yaguzhinskiy LS (1970). "[Possible role of carnitine in the transport of fatty acids through the mitochondrial membrane] (in Russian)". Biokhimiia. 35 (6): 1250–1253. PMID 5507937. 

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