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Quinine CAS 130-95-0

Product name: Quinine

CAS NO:130-95-0

Molecular formula: C20H24N2O2

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Place of Origin: China
Brand Name: FIRSKY
Model Number: 1KG
Certification: SGS,ISO 9001
Purity: 99%
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Quinine is a natural alkaloid derived from the bark of the cinchona tree and is well-known for its historical significance in treating malaria. Its chemical formula is C20H24N2O2. Traditionally, quinine was extracted from the bark of the cinchona tree and used as an antimalarial drug. However, it is now primarily available in synthetic forms for medical use.


Quinine has several historical and modern uses, mainly due to its antimalarial properties and bitter taste. Here are some of its common uses:

  1. Antimalarial Agent: Historically, quinine was the primary treatment for malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease caused by Plasmodium parasites. While it is still effective against some strains of malaria, other antimalarial drugs have become more commonly used due to their improved efficacy and lower risk of side effects.

  2. Treatment of Leg Cramps: Quinine has been used to alleviate leg cramps and muscle spasms. However, this use has become less common due to the availability of safer and more effective alternatives.

  3. Fever Reduction: In some cases, quinine has been used to help reduce fever associated with certain diseases. However, its use for this purpose is generally limited, and other fever-reducing medications are more commonly used.

  4. Bitter Flavor in Beverages: Quinine's intensely bitter taste makes it a key ingredient in certain beverages, most notably tonic water. In small quantities, quinine is added to tonic water to give it its characteristic bitter flavor. However, modern tonic water contains much lower quinine concentrations than the medicinal doses used for malaria treatment.

  5. Crystallization Control in Beverages: Quinine can also act as a natural crystallization inhibitor in certain beverages, preventing the formation of crystals and ensuring the stability of the product.

  6. Laboratory Research: Quinine is sometimes used in laboratory research for various purposes, including studying the effects of alkaloids and understanding certain biological processes.

It's essential to note that quinine is not without potential side effects and safety concerns. In high doses or when used inappropriately, it can lead to serious adverse reactions, such as cinchonism, which is a condition characterized by tinnitus, vision changes, and impaired hearing. Due to these risks, quinine should only be used under medical supervision and for specific purposes where its benefits outweigh potential harm.

Today, quinine is not commonly used as the first-line treatment for malaria, and alternative antimalarial drugs are preferred. It is also essential to follow the guidelines and recommendations of healthcare professionals when using quinine or any other medication to ensure safe and effective use.


Product Name: Quinine
Synonyms: (R)-(6-Methoxyquinolin-4-yl)((1R,2R,4R,5S)-5-vinylquinuclidin-2-yl)Methanol;(1R)-(6-Methoxyquinolin-4-yl)(5-vinylquinuclidin-2-yl)Methanol;(-)-QUININEFORRESOLUTIONOFRACEMATES;(R)-[(2S,4S,5R)-1-Aza-5-vinylbicyclo[2.2.2]ocChemicalbookt-2-yl](6-methoxyquinolin-4-yl)methanol;Quinine,(R)-[(2S,4S,5R)-1-Aza-5-ethenylbicyclo[2.2.2]oct-2-yl](6-methoxyquinolin-4-yl)methanol;QuinineAnhydrous,forFluorescene;(8R,9S)-Quinidine-d3;(9S)-6'-Methoxycinchonan-9-ol-d3
CAS NO: 130-95-0
EINECS: 205-003-2
Molecular Formula: C20H24N2O2
Molecular Weight: 324.42
Melting Point: 173-175 °C(lit.)
Boiling Point: 462.75°C (rough estimate)
Density: 1.1294 (rough estimate)
Appearance: White crystalline powder
Storage: Keep in dark place,inert atmosphere, room temperature
Solubility: Slightly soluble in water


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