New Malaria Findings from Stellenbosch University Described [Alkoxide coordination of iron(III) protoporphyrin IX by antimalarial quinoline methanols: a key interaction observed in the solid-state and solution]

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Date: July 30, 2016
Publisher: NewsRX LLC
Document Type: Report
Length: 404 words
Lexile Measure: 1530L

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2016 JUL 30 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week -- Investigators publish new report on Mosquito-Borne Diseases. According to news reporting from Stellenbosch, South Africa, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "The quinoline methanol antimalarial drug mefloquine is a structural analogue of the Cinchona alkaloids, quinine and quinidine. We have elucidated the single crystal X-ray diffraction structure of the complexes formed between racemic erythro mefloquine and ferriprotoporphyrin IX (Fe(iii)PPIX) and show that alkoxide coordination is a key interaction in the solid-state."

The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Stellenbosch University, "Mass spectrometry...

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A459137081