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Activating sweet connections caused mice drinking quinine to drink more, activating bitter ones turned the normally appealing sweet taste into a horrible one.
Babesiosis can be treated using drugs that include clindamycin and oral quinine or IV atovaquone and IV azithromycin, according to the CDC.
Generally, fake malaria drugs imitate one of two types of common antimalarial medicines: quinines and artemisins.
Pamphlets from the Antikamnia Chemical Company, circa 1895 show an easy cheat sheet catalog of the company’s wares, from quinine tablets to codeine and heroin tablets.
While working as a research assistant in 1856, Perkin was attempting to create quinine, then a popular treatment for malaria.
In 1856, an 18-year-old by the name of William Henry Perkin was tasked with finding a cheap way to produce quinine by his chemistry teacher.
At the time, according to Forbes, quinine was accessible only by extracting it from a cinchona tree.
James Pimm, a farmer's son who owned an oyster bar in 19th-century London, created it and offered his guests the secret mix of gin, quinine, and a spice blend as a tonic to aid digestion.
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QUININE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quinine for English Language Learners
: a drug that is made from the bark of a tree and used especially to treat malaria
QUININE Defined for Kids
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