Quinoline - definition from Biology-Online.org

[(Science: chemistry) A nitrogenous base, C9H7N obtained as a pungent colourless liquid by the distillation of alkaloids, bones, coal tar, etc. It the nucleus of many organic bodies, especially of certain alkaloids and related substances; hence, by extension, any one of the series of alkaloidal bases of which quinoline proper is the type. Alternative forms: chinoline. Origin: Quinine _ L. Oleum oil _ -ine.

MediLexicon quinoline - Medical Dictionary Definition for Term 'quinoline'

[1. A volatile nitrogenous base obtained by the distillation of coal tar, bones, alkaloids, and other substances; a basic structure of many dyes and drugs; also used as an antimalarial.2. One of a class of alkaloids based on the quinoline (1) structure.

Molecular Formula: C9H7N

InChI: InChI=1/C9H7N/c1-2-6-9-8(4-1)5-3-7-10-9/h1-7H

SMILES: c1ccc2ncccc2c1

CAS number 91-22-5

    B 500

    PubChem CID 7047
    Beilstein =107477
    CAS 91-22-5 (from NIST)
    ChEBI 17362
    Gmelin 27201
    Kegg C06413
    PubChem ID 10403880
    PubChem ID 8648