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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.]
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(ˌækrɪˈfleɪvɪn; -viːn) or


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

an orange-brown, granular solid, C14H14N3Cl, formerly used as an antiseptic.
[1915–20; acri(dine) + flavin]
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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].
The synthesized parent complex of Na[Ni[([L.sub.1]).sub.3]] and the cadmium aspartato complex also lacked antibacterial activity but had similar moderate antifungal activity to acriflavine (Table 3).
Inhibition of HIF-1[alpha]ctivity by either anthracycline chemotherapy or acriflavine is known to prevent tumor vascularization in in vivo studies, suggesting that HIF-1 role is critical in tumor angiogenesis [47,48].
Lim et al.(38) reported perioral and mucosal edema caused by contact allergy to proflavine (an antiseptic) in an acriflavine (a proflavine derivative) mouthwash.
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Two hydrophilic fluorescent dyes of different families, namely, trypaflavine (acriflavine chloride) and eosin Y, were used in our experiments [30].