acriflavine


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ac·ri·fla·vine

 (ăk′rə-flā′vēn′, -vĭn)
n.
A brown or orange powder, C14H14N3Cl, derived from acridine and formerly used as a topical antiseptic.

[Blend of acridine and flavin.]

acriflavine

(ˌækrɪˈfleɪvɪn; -viːn) or

acriflavin

n
(Pharmacology) a brownish or orange-red powder used in medicine as an antiseptic and disinfectant. Formula: C14H14N3Cl
[C20: from acridine + flavin]

ac•ri•fla•vine

(ˌæk rəˈfleɪ vɪn, -vin)

n.
an orange-brown, granular solid, C14H14N3Cl, formerly used as an antiseptic.
[1915–20; acri(dine) + flavin]
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Acriflavine is an orange coloured dye, derivative of coal tar & traditionally used as a topical antiseptic.
Initially acridine analogs were clinically utilized as antimicrobials and antimalarial agent in early and middle nineteen century in which amino derivatives of acridine mainly acriflavine, trypaflavin, gonoflavin and proflavine were mostly used, later quinacrine was used as antiseptics in hospitals till the discovery of penicillins as antibiotic agents [32].
38) reported perioral and mucosal edema caused by contact allergy to proflavine (an antiseptic) in an acriflavine (a proflavine derivative) mouthwash.
Effect of formalin, acriflavine and glutaraldehyde on disinfecting and hatching of the bullseye puffer fish Sphoeroides annulatus.
1 ml del caldo incubado, se inoculo en 10 ml de caldo PALCAM (Polymyxin Acriflavine Lithium Chloride Ceftazidime Aesculin Mannitol) y fue incubado por 24 h, a 35[grados]C.
As early as 1968, Simpson (10) showed that acriflavine in low concentrations, through selective inhibition of replication of kinetoplast DNA and not nuclear DNA is able to induce dyskinetoplasia in cultures of L.
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05% topical acriflavine hydrochloride (Sigma Aldrich, St Louis, Missouri).
Las bombas que expulsan quinolonas corresponden a la bomba de eflujo AdeABC tipo RND (Resistance-nodulation-division) (74), que tambien estan involucradas en resistencia a aminoglicosidos, beta-lactamicos, cloranfenicol, eritromicina, tetraciclina y bromuro de etidio y a las de tipo AbeM que les confiere resistencia a norfloxacina, ofloxacina, ciprofloxacina, gentamicina, 40,6-diamino-2-phenylindole (DAPI), triclosan, acriflavine, Hoechst 33342, daunorubicina, doxorubicina, rhodamina 6G y bromuro de etidio (71,75).
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Drug, acriflavine, used in the 1930s for treating gonorrhea, has now been found beneficial in battling cancer, according to a new study at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Greater selectivity with pure cultures and food samples is achieved by blending acriflavine and nalidixic acid components into the base powder and adding ferric ammonium citrate (X211) to the tempered broth after autoclaving.
Baird-Parker medium supplemented with acriflavine, polymyxins and sulphonamide for the selective isolation of Staphylococcus aureus from heavily contaminated materials.