cinchonine


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Related to cinchonine: quinine, quinidine, Cinchonidine

cinchonine

[′siŋ·kə‚nēn]
(organic chemistry)
C19H22N2O A colorless, crystalline alkaloid that melts at about 245°C; extracted from cinchona bark, it is used as a substitute for quinine and as a spot reagent for bismuth.
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Cinchonidine (1), cinchonine (2), quinine (3), and noscapine (narcotine, 4) are the alkaloids which are used for the treatment of biological diseases like malaria, analgesic pain, anti-inflammatory, cancer, and stroke treatment [5].
In addition, the quinone alkaloids cinchonine and quinine, two confirmed MDR reversal alkaloids were tested as well.
A number of various other chemicals can also be synthesised from cinchona, and these include cinchonine, cinchonidine and quinidine.