acridine

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ac·ri·dine

 (ăk′rĭ-dēn′)
n.
A coal tar derivative, C13H9N, that has an irritating odor, used in the manufacture of dyes and synthetics.

acridine

(ˈækrɪˌdiːn) or

acridin

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline solid used in the manufacture of dyes. Formula: C13H9N

ac•ri•dine

(ˈæk rɪˌdin, -dɪn)

n.
a colorless, crystalline solid, C13H9N, used esp. in the synthesis of dyes and drugs.
[1875–80]
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Citrate phosphate buffer (CPB), Phosphate buffered saline (PBS), Glutarldehyde, Isopropanol, Malachite green stain, Acridine orange stain (Himedia), Peptone water, Nutrient broth (NB) (Himedia, India), Nutrient agar (NA) (Himedia), Tryptone soya broth (TSB) (Himedia), Mueller Hinton Agar (MHA) (Himedia).
Wet preparation and acridine orange stain of the blood specimen showed gram-negative pleomorphic rods.