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Acridine Orange MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acridine Orange
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.300.046.250.150
Unique ID
D000165
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000165
Scope Note
A cationic cytochemical stain specific for cell nuclei, especially DNA. It is used as a supravital stain and in fluorescence cytochemistry. It may cause mutations in microorganisms.
Entry Term(s)
3,6-Bis(dimethylamino)acridine
Acridine Orange Base
Basic Orange 3RN
C.I. 46005
C.I. Basic Orange 14
Euchrysine
N,N,N',N'-Tetramethyl-3,6-Acridinediamine Hydrochloride
Rhoduline Orange
Tetramethyl Acridine Diamine
Pharm Action
Fluorescent Dyes
Mutagens
Registry Number
F30N4O6XVV
Related Numbers
494-38-2
65-61-2
Previous Indexing
Acridines (1966-1978)
Dimethylamines (1974)
Public MeSH Note
1979; EUCHRYSINE was indexed under AMINOACRIDINES 1979-1980
History Note
1979
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/02/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
Acridine Orange Preferred
N,N,N',N'-Tetramethyl-3,6-Acridinediamine Hydrochloride Narrower
C.I. Basic Orange 14 Narrower
C.I. 46005 Narrower
Basic Orange 3RN Narrower
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