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Acriflavine hydrochloride

Synonym: 3,6-Diamino-10-methylacridinium chloride hydrochloride, Euflavine

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InChI Key   MKLTXAHQKDVBLY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Quality Level   PREMIUM
form   powder
mp   260 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble1 mg/mL

Description

Other Notes

A mixture of 3,6-diamino-10-methylacridinium (acriflavin) and 3,6-diaminoacridine (proflavin)

Packaging

10, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Application

In living mice, acriflavine hydrochloride has been used in the confocal laser endomicroscopy to check the crypt structure in mucosa. It has also been used in Neurospora strain selection by checking the acriflavine resistance.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Acriflavine hydrochloride is a fluorescent dye. It is used as a topical contrast agent. It mainly stains nuclei and is applied to tissues before microscopy.

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Tissue Diagnostics

All labs need water

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UN 3077 9 / PGIII
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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