quinotoxine

A derivative of quinine that has a historical importance in the synthesis of the drug

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  • quinotoxine — [kinotɔksin] n. f. ÉTYM. D. i. (XXe); de quin(ine), et toxine. ❖ ♦ Chim. Alcaloïde isomère de la quinine …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • quinotoxine — quino·tox·ine .kwin ō täk .sēn n QUINICINE …   Medical dictionary

  • quinotoxine — quino·toxine …   English syllables

  • quinotoxine — |kwinō+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary quin + toxine : quinicine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quinine total synthesis — In total synthesis, the Quinine total synthesis describes the efforts in synthesis of quinine over a 150 year period. The development of synthetic quinine is considered a milestone in organic chemistry although it has never been produced… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Burns Woodward — Infobox Scientist name = Robert Burns Woodward image width = caption = birth date = birth date|1917|4|10|mf=y birth place = Boston, Massachusetts death date = death date and age|1979|7|8|1917|4|10 death place = Cambridge, Massachusetts residence …   Wikipedia

  • QUININE — Un des premiers alcaloïdes isolés. C’est en effet en 1820 que deux pharmaciens français, J. Pelletier et J. B. Caventou, séparèrent la quinine des écorces d’un quinquina jaune, et montrèrent qu’il s’agit du principe actif des quinquinas, divers… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • quinicine — quin·i·cine kwin ə .sēn, sən n a bitter poisonous reddish yellow amorphous alkaloid C20H24N2O2 isomeric with quinine and obtained from cinchona bark or by heating a salt of quinine called also quinotoxine …   Medical dictionary

  • quinicine — ˈkwinəˌsēn, sə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary quinic (in quinic acid) + ine; originally formed in French : a bitter poisonous reddish yellow amorphous alkaloid C20H24N2O2 isomeric with quinine and obtained fr …   Useful english dictionary

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