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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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Kawkab, Theoretically Predicted Descriptors Based Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship Study of the Activity of Acridines Against B-16 Melanoma, Am.
Table 3 indicates that nitrogen in the feedstock is contained in seven main compounds: nitriles, anilines, pyridines, quinolines, acridines, carbazoles and indoles, and that the nitrile fraction accounts for about 65 wt% of total nitrogen.
2, the main nitrogen compounds in the feedstock are nitriles, anilines, pyridines, quinolines, acridines, indoles and carbazoles.
Benzo[a]pyrene, diol epoxide (a major component of tobocco smoke), acridines, aflatoxin, alcohol are environmental contaminants known to cause genetic damage and cause genetic disease.
To cite a few examples: both gomphocerines and acridines--the so-called "slantheads"--formed the Acridinae (Bei-Bienko & Mishchenko 1951, Brooks 1958, Rehn 1958); acridines and oedipodines were combined within the Acridinae, with gomphocerines and truxalines placed within the Truxalinae (Dirsh 1965).
Synthetic acridines exhibited clinically tested antibacterial, anticancer, antiviral and antitumor properties.
In addition, heteroconjugation of aminoglycosides with a diverse sort of molecules like acridines [29], nucleobases [30], nucleotides [31], peptides [32], and other antibiotics [33] in order to combine the binding effect of both molecules by linking them in the same molecular system is another widely used methodology.
The antimutagenic effect of these substances was estimated against acridine orange (AO)- and ofloxacin-induced damage of chloroplast DNA in Euglena gracilis assay.