quinine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 2510

Synonyms: GNF-Pf-506 | Qualaquin® | Quinate® | quinine bisulphate | quinine sulfate
Approved drug PDB Ligand Antimalarial Ligand
quinine is an approved drug (FDA (2005, as quinine sulfate, previous history unspecified))
Comment: First extracted from the bark of the cinchona tree and used as an antimalarial medicine, quinine has also been synthesized in the laboratory [1].

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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 4
Topological polar surface area 45.59
Molecular weight 324.18
XLogP 2.6
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES C=CC1CN2CCC1CC2C(c1ccnc2c1cc(OC)cc2)O
Isomeric SMILES C=C[C@H]1CN2CC[C@H]1C[C@H]2[C@@H](c1ccnc2c1cc(OC)cc2)O
InChI InChI=1S/C20H24N2O2/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/t13-,14-,19-,20+/m0/s1
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used in the treatment of malaria and leg cramps, although the latter use is no longer recommended due to the risk of thrombocytopenia.
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Believed to be toxic to the malarial parasite. Mechanism for easing leg cramps is undetermined.
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