acriflavine [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:0000045
Synonym(s)Choliflavin Xanthacridinum Pantonsiletten Acriflavine Bioacridin Assiflavine Euflavine Bovoflavin Bialflavina Buroflavin Acriflavin
DefinitionAcriflavine is a topical antiseptic. It has the form of an orange or brown powder. It may be harmful in the eyes or if inhaled. Acriflavine is also used as treatment for external fungal infections of aquarium fish.
Drug Classacridine dye
Classification2 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)1 ontology terms | Show
+ acridine dye [Drug Class]
Sub-Term(s)
14 ontology terms | Show
+ norA confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ MexGHI-OpmD confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ blt confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ bmr confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ MexVW-OprM confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ MexXY-OprM confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ MexPQ-OpmE confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ hmrM confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ cdeA confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ abeM confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ mdtM confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ MdtNOP confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ emeA confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Acinetobacter baumannii AmvA confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
Publications

Nishino K and Yamaguchi A. 2001. J Bacteriol 183(20): 5803-5812. Analysis of a complete library of putative drug transporter genes in Escherichia coli. (PMID 11566977)