OBO ID: CHEBI:63609
Term Name: mefloquine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • [(R*,S*)-2,8-bis(trifluoromethyl)quinolin-4-yl]-(2-piperidyl)methanol
  • [DL-erythro-alpha-2-Piperidyl-2,8-bis(trifluoromethyl)]-4-quinolinemethanol
  • mefloquina
  • mefloquine
  • mefloquinum
  • rac--(R)-[2,8-bis(trifluoromethyl)quinolin-4-yl][(2S)-piperidin-2-yl]methanol
  • Racemic mefloquine
Definition: A racemate composed of (+)-(11R,2'S)- and (-)-(11S,2'R)-enantiomers of mefloquine. An antimalarial agent which acts as a blood schizonticide; its mechanism of action is unknown.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available