quinoline


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quinoline

 [kwin´o-lēn]
an amine or alkaloid derivable from quinine, coal tar, and various other sources, which has antiseptic, antipyretic, and antimalarial properties.

quin·o·line

(kwin'ō-lēn, -lin),
1. A volatile nitrogenous base obtained by the distillation of coal tar, bones, alkaloids, and other substances; a basic structure of many dyes and drugs; also used as an antimalarial. Synonym(s): chinoleine, leucoline
2. One of a class of alkaloids based on the quinoline (1) structure.

quinoline

(kwĭn′ə-lēn′, -lĭn)
n.
An aromatic organic base, C9H7N, having a pungent tarlike odor, synthesized or obtained from coal tar, and used as a food preservative and in making antiseptics, drugs, and dyes.
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Quinolines, which consisted mostly of quinoline, alkyl quinoline, isoquinoline and benzoquinoline, constituted 25.33% of the concentrated product 1.
Binding of fluoride anion with quinoline containing azomethine imine 3 causes almost complete diminishing intensity of the 364 nm band.
Liang, "Degraded limonoids and quinoline alkaloids from dictamnus angustifolius G.
The synthesis of the hydrazones containing quinoline heterocycles was performed following the steps shown in Scheme 1.
In addition, the bands at 1327 [cm.sup.1] attributed to the quinoline group of Zn[Q.sub.2] x 2[H.sub.2]O were found in Zn[Q.sub.2]@BioMOF1(S) and Zn[Q.sub.2]@BioMOF1(G) spectrum.
Theodoridis, Quinoline alkaloids from Lunasia amara inhibit Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv in vitro.
For instance, quinine [1], chloroquine [CQ, 2], amodiaquine [AQ, 3] and mefloquine [MQ, 4] are fast-acting and highly effective blood schizonticidal drugs with a quinoline scaffold against malaria parasites-mainly P.
In the current work quinoline carboxylates were chosen as coligands in order to generate cationic complexes and also to explore the possible different coordination modes of the ligands.
from petroleum-contaminated soil was able to decompose quinoline under aerobic conditions [12, 13].
Mefloquine is a quinoline methanol compound which is effective against the asexual blood stages of Plasmodium falciparum.