"4-Quinolones" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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QUINOLONES containing a 4-oxo (a carbonyl in the para position to the nitrogen). They inhibit the A subunit of DNA GYRASE and are used as antimicrobials. Second generation 4-quinolones are also substituted with a 1-piperazinyl group at the 7-position and a fluorine at the 6-position.
- 4 Quinolones
- 4 Quinolinones
- 4 Oxoquinolines
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