acridine dye [Drug Class]

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Accession ARO:3000054
DefinitionAcridine dyes are cell permeable, basic molecules with an acridine chromophore. These compounds intercalate DNA. The image shown represents the core structure of the acridine family, with specific dyes containing varying substituents.
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+ acriflavine [Antibiotic]

Wainwright M. 2001. J Antimicrob Chemother 47(1): 1-13. Acridine-a neglected antibacterial chromophore. (PMID 11152426)