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- n. any of a class of heterocyclic amines having a saturated five-membered ring; especially the parent compound of this class, C4H9N
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A basic liquid, , or tetrahydropyrrol, made by reducing pyrroline with red phosphorus and hydriodic acid. It boils at 87.5–88.5° C. Also called pentazane.
Praline (a shortened version of "pyrrolidine," which is the name given to the particular atom arrangement in proline's side-chain),
But I thought I used a simple SMILES when I typed C1CNCC1, but ChemSpider got it wrong : The correct structure should be pyrrolidine, not pyrrole.
We also find that PMA and LPS increase the level of hres mRNA while pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate (PDTC), which is an inhibitor of Sp1 binding, abrogates the basal, and also PMA/LPS induced resistin mRNA levels.
Kuntz DA, Hoffman D, Janzer RC, Gerber-Lemaire S, et al. (2008) Functionalized pyrrolidine inhibitors of human type II alpha-mannosidases as anti-cancer agents: Optimizing the fit to the active site.
Polyvinyl pyrrolidine, a common ingredient in hair sprays, is designed to increase smoothness and flexibility of the hair.
Keppra is a member of the drug class pyrrolidine anticonvulsants. keppra information at Drugs. com