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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The smears were flooded with 0.01% Acridine orange stain. AO stain was prepared by adding 20mg of AO powder to 190 ml of buffer.
This is due to the condition that as the concentration increases the amount of cell damage increases and the emission of fluorescence by acridine orange stain is proportional to the amount of necrotic cells due to the effect of toxicity of silver nanoparticles.
Citrate phosphate buffer (CPB), Phosphate buffered saline (PBS), Glutarldehyde, Isopropanol, Malachite green stain, Acridine orange stain (Himedia), Peptone water, Nutrient broth (NB) (Himedia, India), Nutrient agar (NA) (Himedia), Tryptone soya broth (TSB) (Himedia), Mueller Hinton Agar (MHA) (Himedia).