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Information of Proflavin from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Proflavin

  • Chemical Class: Acridine

  • Description: Belongs to acridine group, has antiseptic properties, Acridine group has use in dye and drugs, chemical name diamino-acridine, Proflavin, also called proflavine and diaminoacridine, is an acriflavine derivative, a disinfectant bacteriostatic against many gram-positive bacteria. It has been used in the form of the dihydrochloride and hemisulfate salts as a topical antiseptic, and was formerly used as a urinary antiseptic.

  • Database Links: CHEBI:8452

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