acridine

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acridine

[′ak·rə‚dēn]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H4)2NCH A typical member of a group of organic heterocyclic compounds containing benzene rings fused to the 2,3 and 5,6 positions of pyridine; derivatives include dyes and medicines.
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nitriles > anilines > pyridines > quinolines > acridines > indoles > carbazoles
The Bernthsen reaction of diphenylamine and acetic acid catalyzed by zinc chloride afforded 9-methyl acridine in over 70% yields.
Keywords: Cynarasaponins; Euglena gracilis; Ofloxacin; Acridine orange; Antimutagenicity