acriflavine


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acriflavine

[‚ak·rə′flā‚vēn]
(organic chemistry)
C14H14N3Cl A yellow acridine dye obtained from proflavine by methylation in the form of red crystals; used as an antiseptic in solution.
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The use of AFM allowed a detailed monitoring of the release of the circles from the network in the initial stages of acriflavine action until the total dismantling of the network caused by the drug.
Semenza, "Acriflavine inhibits HIF-1 dimerization, tumor growth, and vascularization," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol.
In addition acriflavine could be administered topically providing staining of cell nuclei, not stained by fluorescein.
Tennakone, "Sensitization of Ti[O.sub.2] and ZnO nanocrystalline films with acriflavine," Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A, vol.
Exogenous fluorescence contrast agents, such as fluorescein, acriflavine, or cresyl violet, are needed either in systemic or topical application to generate CLE images.
As early as 1968, Simpson (10) showed that acriflavine in low concentrations, through selective inhibition of replication of kinetoplast DNA and not nuclear DNA is able to induce dyskinetoplasia in cultures of L.
Chemical analysis using acriflavine staining and confocal microscopy shows the torus to contain lignin (Coleman et al., 2004), a wall-strengthening substance (Evert, 2006).
Nuclear staining can be achieved by the use of 0.05% topical acriflavine hydrochloride (Sigma Aldrich, St Louis, Missouri).
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Drug, acriflavine, used in the 1930s for treating gonorrhea, has now been found beneficial in battling cancer, according to a new study at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Greater selectivity with pure cultures and food samples is achieved by blending acriflavine and nalidixic acid components into the base powder and adding ferric ammonium citrate (X211) to the tempered broth after autoclaving.