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Chloroquinolinols MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Chloroquinolinols
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.810.350.625.250
Unique ID
D002739
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002739
Scope Note
8-Hydroxyquinolinols chlorinated on the number 5 and/or 7 carbon atom(s). They are antibacterial, antiprotozoal, and antidiarrheal, especially in amebiasis, and have also been used as antiseborrheics. The compounds are mostly used topically, but have been used also as animal feed additives. They may cause optic and other neuropathies and are most frequently administered in combination with other agents.
Pharm Action
Amebicides
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HYDROXYQUINOLINES 1975-90
Online Note
use HYDROXYQUINOLINES to search CHLOROQUINOLINOLS 1966-74 (as Prov)
History Note
91(65); was see under HYDROXYQUINOLINES 1965-90 (Prov 1965-74)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/28
Chloroquinolinols Preferred
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