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IUPAC name
Other names
4(3H)-Quinazolinone; 4(1H)-Quinazolinone; 3,4-Dihydroquinazolin-4-one; 4(3H)-Quinazolone; 4-Hydroxyquinazoline; 4-Oxo-3,4-dihydroquinazoline; 4-Oxoquinazoline; 4-Quinazolinol; 4-Quinazolinone; 4-Quinazolone
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Molar mass 146.15 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Quinazolinone is a heterocyclic chemical compound. There are two structural isomers, 2-quinazolinone and 4-quinazolinone, with the 4-isomer being the more common.


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]

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