Definition of quinacrine
: an antimalarial drug derived from acridine and used especially in the form of its dihydrochloride C23H30ClN3O·2HCl·2H2O
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And last year, scientists working with mouse brain cells found that the anti-malaria drug quinacrine and the anti-psychotic drug chlorpromazine interfered with the ability of prions to cause normal brain protein to misfold.
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Origin and Etymology of quinacrine
quinine + acridine
First Known Use: circa 1934See Words from the same year
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