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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Sub-Term(s)
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+ acriflavine [Antibiotic]
+ major facilitator superfamily (MFS) antibiotic efflux pump [AMR Gene Family] confers_resistance_to_drug_class
+ resistance-nodulation-cell division (RND) antibiotic efflux pump [AMR Gene Family] confers_resistance_to_drug_class
+ ATP-binding cassette (ABC) antibiotic efflux pump [AMR Gene Family] confers_resistance_to_drug_class
+ multidrug and toxic compound extrusion (MATE) transporter [AMR Gene Family] confers_resistance_to_drug_class
Publications

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