Quinazolinone

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4-Quinazolinone
4-Quinazolinone.png
Identifiers
CAS number 491-36-1
PubChem 63112
ChemSpider 56797
ChEMBL CHEMBL266540
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C8H6N2O
Molar mass 146.15 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Quinazolinone is a heterocyclic chemical compound. There are two structural isomers, 2-quinazolinone and 4-quinazolinone, with the 4-isomer being the more common.

Derivatives[edit]

Quinazolinones are also a class of drugs which function as hypnotic/sedatives that contain a 4-quinazolinone core. Their use has also been proposed in the treatment of cancer.[1] Examples include afloqualone, cloroqualone, and diproqualone.

Alkaloids containing the quinazolinone core include evodiamine, febrifugine, and halofuginone.

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