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A coal tar derivative, C13H9N, that has an irritating odor, used in the manufacture of dyes and synthetics.


(ˈækrɪˌdiːn) or


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


(ˈæk rɪˌdin, -dɪn)

a colorless, crystalline solid, C13H9N, used esp. in the synthesis of dyes and drugs.
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Different techniques have been used to determine the integrity of DNA in which acridine orange (AO) assay is easy and less costly.
The blood is taken in a QBC capillary tube, which is coated with Acridine Orange [a fluorescent dye] and centrifuged.
Ethyl acetate extract was subjected to antimutagenic testing through Peripheral Blood Micronucleus Assay using Swiss albino mice of different sexes aging 7 to 12 weeks and acridine orange as staining agent [13, 14].
To increase the sensitivity, we restained the preparation with acridine orange.
Acridine orange staining method detects inhibition ability of Q7G against influenza A/PR/8/34 virus-induced acidic vesicular organelles (AVO) formation as explained earlier.
Methods: The B16F10 cell line was treated with different concentrations of saponin (O, 4, 8, 12, 16, 20 [micro]g/ml), dacarbazine (O, 1200, 1400, 1600, 1800, 2000 [micro]/ml) and coadministration of saponin-dacarbazine (1200 da+8 sp, 1200 da+4 sp) for 24 and 48 hr and the cytotoxic effect was examined by MTT, DAPI, acridine orange/propodium iodide, flow cytometry and caspase colorimetric assay.
4% spermatozoa DNA damage by acridine orange staining technique that was 8-9% higher compared to this study.
Comparison of acridine orange and Giemsa stains for malaria diagnosis.
Slides are stained in acridine orange (AO) solution, rinsed, and then scored using a fluorescent microscope.
Chromatin condensation in cat spermatozoa during epididymal transit as studied by aniline blue and acridine orange staining.