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(Science: drug) An alkaloid isolated from cinchona bark. Used as an antimalarial. It is believed to act by raising the pH of endocytotic vesicles and inhibiting internal membrane fusion processes. A bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy.A type of drug extracted from the bark of the cinchona tree which has medicinal value.

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Re: UV Reflective Staining

... acetate is another - both glow under UV light). Anyway, other potential candidates include phosphorus (which glows white under UV light) and quinine .

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The Fiber Disease

... pelletierine. Pyrrolidine group: hygrine, cuscohygrine, nicotine Tropane group: atropine, cocaine, ecgonine, scopolamine Quinoline group: quinine, quinidine, dihydroquinine, dihydroquinidine, strychnine, brucine, veratrine, cevadine Isoquinoline group: The opium alkaloids (morphine, codeine, ...

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Outline for Malaria powerpoint on Ecology and transmission

... even go farther: start by the description of the disease (same as TB), it's cause, symptoms, treatments, prevention, resistance to treatments (quinine, artemisine) and to insecticides. That is also where you will give the You could place the sickle cell anemia in this part (Andrew is right, ...

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Sat Sep 24, 2005 11:09 pm
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Topic: Outline for Malaria powerpoint on Ecology and transmission
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