Aminacrine

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Aminacrine

(Science: chemical) Highly fluorescent anti-infective dye used clinically as a topical antiseptic and experimentally as a mutagen, due to its interaction with dna. It is also used as intracellular ph indicator.

Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local, fluorescent dyes, indicators and reagents, mutagens.

chemical name: 9-Acridinamine