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Active ingredient: Quinine - Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemical Formula


Chemical Name


Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

324.417 g/mol

Physical State


Melting Point

57 oC

Water Solubility

500 mg/L

Isoelectric Point

Not Available

Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals

Phase 1 Metabolising Enzyme (1-st Step of Metabolism)


Primary Drug Target
Gene NameHBA1
SynonymsHemoglobin alpha chain
Specific FunctionInvolved in oxygen transport from the lung to the various peripheral tissues

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