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Acriflavine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acriflavine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.300.046.250.177
Unique ID
D000167
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
2,8-Diamino-10-Methylacridinium Chloride Mixture With 2,8-Diaminoacridine
Xanthacridinum
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Fluorescent Dyes
Intercalating Agents
Registry Number
1T3A50395T
Related Numbers
65589-70-0
8048-52-0
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
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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