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Descriptor English: Acriflavine
Descriptor Spanish: Acriflavina
Descriptor Portuguese: Acriflavina
Descriptor French: Acriflavine
Entry term(s): 2,8-Diamino-10-Methylacridinium Chloride Mixture With 2,8-Diaminoacridine
Xanthacridinum
Tree number(s): D03.633.300.046.250.177
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000167
Scope note: 3,6-Diamino-10-methylacridinium chloride mixt. with 3,6-acridinediamine. Fluorescent dye used as a local antiseptic and also as a biological stain. It intercalates into nucleic acids thereby inhibiting bacterial and viral replication.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Fluorescent Dyes
Intercalating Agents
Registry Number: 1T3A50395T
CAS Type 1 Name: Acridinium, 3,6-diamino-10-methyl-, chloride, mixt. with 3,6-acridinediamine
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under AMINOACRIDINES 1982-90; was see under ACRIDINES 1963-81
Online Note: search ACRIDINES 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under AMINOACRIDINES 1982-90; was see under ACRIDINES 1963-81
DeCS ID: 173
Unique ID: D000167
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Acriflavine - Preferred
Concept UI M0000250
Scope note 3,6-Diamino-10-methylacridinium chloride mixt. with 3,6-acridinediamine. Fluorescent dye used as a local antiseptic and also as a biological stain. It intercalates into nucleic acids thereby inhibiting bacterial and viral replication.
Preferred term Acriflavine
Entry term(s) 2,8-Diamino-10-Methylacridinium Chloride Mixture With 2,8-Diaminoacridine
Xanthacridinum



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