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An oily liquid, u03B1-methylquinoline, derived from coal tar, used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and as a sedative for fish
a colorless liquid of a slightly pungent odor, C9H6N.CH3, first obtained as a condensation product of aldehyde and aniline, and regarded as a derivative of quinoline; -- called also methyl quinoline
Origin: [Quinoline + aldehyde + aniline.]
Quinaldine or 2-methylquinoline is a simple derivative of a heterocyclic compound quinoline. Quinaldine has critical point at 787 K and 4.9 MPa and its refractive index is 1.8116. It can be prepared from aniline and paraldehyde via Skraup synthesis or from aniline and crotonaldehyde via Doebner-von Miller variation of the Skraup reaction or extracted from coal tar.
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