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date: 26 April 2019

acridine 

Source:
A Dictionary of Chemistry
Author(s):
Richard RennieRichard Rennie, Jonathan LawJonathan Law

A colourless crystalline heterocyclic compound, C12H9N; m.p. 110°C. The ring structure is similar to that of anthracene, with three fused rings, the centre ring containing a nitrogen hetero atom. Several derivatives of acridine (such as acridine orange) are used as dyes or biological stains.... ...

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