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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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Acridin orange and DAPI staining showed morphological changes in the cell's nucleus due to apoptosis.
Acridines family includes a wide range of tricyclic molecules with various biological properties and consists of a nitrogen atom (N-atom) in its heterocyclic nucleus.
As a consequence, they have been extensively used in anti-parasitic chemotherapy and a wide range of new numerous acridines derivatives have been synthesized and successfully assessed for their anti-leishmanial properties [1, 14].