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(Science: chemical) A fluorescent dye that intercalates into dNA helices. Chromosomes stained with quinacrine show typical banding patterns of fluorescence at specific locations, Q bands, that can be used to recognise chromosomes and their abnormalities.

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... PrPC-GFP that is expressed on the cell surface, PrP187R-GFP accumulates in the lysosomes of transfected cells. Treatment of PrP187R-GFP cells with quinacrine or doxycycline, agents known to inhibit the replication of PrP-scrapie (PrPSc) in experimental models, gave conflicting results; doxycycline ...

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