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

[Blend of acridine and flavin.]


(ˌækrɪˈfleɪvɪn; -viːn) or


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


(ˌæk rəˈfleɪ vɪn, -vin)

an orange-brown, granular solid, C14H14N3Cl, formerly used as an antiseptic.
[1915–20; acri(dine) + flavin]
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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).
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1990); Qac A is responsible for acriflavine and ethidium bromide resistance (Littlejohn et al.
For abdominal operations, the patient was prepped by shaving around the pubic area and painting the abdomen yellow with acriflavine in spirit.