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Compound Summary for: CID 62344

Acridine Orange

Also known as: Acridine Orange Base; Euchrysine; Waxoline Orange A; Solvent Orange 15; 3,6-Bis(dimethylamino)acridine; 494-38-2; Rhoduline Orange N
Molecular Formula: C17H19N3   Molecular Weight: 265.35286   InChIKey: DPKHZNPWBDQZCN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A cationic cytochemical stain specific for cell nuclei, especially DNA. It is used as a supravital stain and in fluorescence cytochemistry. It may cause mutations in microorganisms.   From: MeSH
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