acridine dyes
A class of positively charged polycyclic molecules that intercalate into DNA and induce frameshift mutations.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • acridine dyes — acridine dyes. См. акридиновые красители. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • acridine — [ak′rə dēn΄, ak′rədin] n. [ ACRID + INE3] a colorless, crystalline, cyclic compound, C13H9N, found in coal tar: used to make dyes, of which some are used as antiseptics …   English World dictionary

  • acridine — n. a colourless crystalline compound used in the manufacture of dyes and drugs. Etymology: ACRID + INE(4) * * * acridine Chem. (ˈækrɪdaɪn) [? f. acrid a. + ine = Gr. ινη daughter, derivative.] A crystalline substance, C12H9N, of the diphenyl… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acridine dye — noun : any of a small class of basic dyes containing the acridine nucleus, most of them being yellow, orange, red, or brown, that are fluorescent in solution and are used chiefly for dyeing leather and mordanted cotton …   Useful english dictionary

  • acridine — 10 Azaanthracene; a dye, dye intermediate, and antiseptic precursor (9 aminoacridine, acriflavine, proflavine hemisulfate) derived from coal tar and irritating to skin and mucous membranes. SYN: dibenzopyridine. tetramethyl a. SYN: a. orange …   Medical dictionary

  • acridine — noun Date: circa 1877 a colorless crystalline compound C13H9N occurring in coal tar and important as the parent compound of dyes and pharmaceuticals …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acridine — /ak ri deen , din/, n. Chem. a colorless, crystalline solid, C13H9N, usually obtained from the anthracine fraction of coal tar: used chiefly in the synthesis of dyes and drugs. [1875 80; ACRID + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • acridine — noun a) A tricyclic aromatic heterocycle, dibenzopyridine, obtained from coal tar; it is used in the manufacture of dyes and drugs b) Any of many derivatives of this compound …   Wiktionary

  • acridine — n. crystalline solid used in the production of dyes and drugs (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acridine — [ akrɪdi:n] noun Chemistry a colourless solid compound used in the manufacture of dyes and drugs …   English new terms dictionary

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