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 (kwĭn′ə-lēn′, -lĭn)
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.


(ˈkwɪnəˌliːn; -lɪn)
1. (Elements & Compounds) an oily colourless insoluble basic heterocyclic compound synthesized by heating aniline, nitrobenzene, glycerol, and sulphuric acid: used as a food preservative and in the manufacture of dyes and antiseptics. Formula: C9H7N
2. (Elements & Compounds) any substituted derivative of quinoline


(ˈkwɪn lˌin, -ɪn)

a colorless liquid nitrogenous base, C9H7N, having a disagreeable odor, occurring in coal tar: used as a solvent and reagent and to make dyes.
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According to a notification, Ashharuz Zaman s/o Zafaruz Zaman got degree in the subject of Chemistry after approval of his thesis entitled 'Synthesis of Fused Quinolines as Potential Pharmacologically Active Compounds'.
El-Hossary, In Vitro Anticancer Screening and Radiosensitizing Evaluation of some New Quinolines and Pyrimido[4,5-b]Quinolines Bearing a Sulfonamide Moiety, Eur.
The same result was observed for quinolines, an antifolate, or atovaquone (Table 1).
Kouznetsov VV, Melendez Gomez CM, Derita MD, Svetaz L, del Olmo E, Zacchino SA (2012) Synthesis and antifungal activity of diverse C-2 pyridinyl and pyridinylvinyl substituted quinolines.
Efficacy of orally administered 2-substituted quinolines in experimental murine cutaneous and visceral leishmaniases.
Keywords: MCR (multi component reaction), Substituted quinolines, Copper metal complex.
The nitrogen in the feedstock has three characteristics: 1) the N content of nitriles is high, 2) the content of basic nitrogen (anilines, pyridines, quinolines and acridines) is about 29 wt%, and 3) the nonbasic nitrogen content is lower than that in general shale oils.
Topics covered include ring synthesis, substituent installation and modification, reduction to partially hydrogenated pyridines, piperidines, and quinolines, alkaloid synthesis, fluorination, and the use of pyridines as reagents.
On the other hand quinolines exhibit antimalarial [12], antiplasmodial [13], antiproliferative [14], antibacterial [15], antifungal [15].
1998 A common mechanism for blockade of heme polymerization by antimalarial quinolines.
To date, except for cardiac arrhythmias that developed after treatment with halofantrine and quinolines, no other arrhythmias has been reported in patients with malaria before treatment.
Though halogenated quinolines have been used for a long time, information on their metabolism is scarce.