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Sigma-Aldrich

Quinine hydrochloride dihydrate

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H24N2O2 · HCl · 2H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
396.91
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

solubility

H2O: 0.25/5 g/mL, clear, colorless

antibiotic activity spectrum

parasites

Mode of action

enzyme | inhibits

SMILES string

O.Cl.[H][C@]1(C[C@@H]2CC[N@H]1C[C@@H]2C=C)[C@H](O)c3ccnc4ccc(OC)cc34

InChI

1S/C20H24N2O2.ClH.H2O/c1-3-13-12-22-9-7-14(13)10-19(22)20(23)16-6-8-21-18-5-4-15(24-2)11-17(16)18;;/h3-6,8,11,13-14,19-20,23H,1,7,9-10,12H2,2H3;1H;1H2/t13-,14-,19-,20+;;/m0../s1

InChI key

SGVZDMWHXVXUBY-HZQSTTLBSA-N

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General description

Quinine is derived from the stem of cinchona (quina-quina) tree. It is an alkaloid having various applications in the field of medicine. Quinine is a basic compound with aryl amino alcohol group.

Application

Quinine hydrochloride dihydrate has been used in Drosophila larval behavioral assay. It has also been used in taste preference analysis among rats.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Quinine is widely used in the treatment of malaria. It possesses erythrocytic and gametocytocidal action against Plasmodium sp. It also serves as an analgesic drug. Upon administration, quinine is present mostly bound to α-1 acid glycoprotein in the body fluids. Quinine has the ability to cross the placenta and the blood brain barrier. It has a half-life of 11-18 hours. Tinnitus, hearing defects, nausea and headache are some of its side effects.
Potassium channel blocker

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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