CHEBI:74789 - 9-aminoacridine

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ChEBI Name 9-aminoacridine
Definition An aminoacridine that is acridine in which the hydrogen at position 9 is replaced by an amino group. A fluorescent dyd and topical antiseptic agent, it is used (usually as the hydrochloride salt) in eye drops for the treatment of superficial eye infections.
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Formula C13H10N2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 194.23190
Monoisotopic Mass 194.084
InChI InChI=1S/C13H10N2/c14-13-9-5-1-3-7-11(9)15-12-8-4-2-6-10(12)13/h1-8H,(H2,14,15)
SMILES Nc1c2ccccc2nc2ccccc12
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Biological Role(s): mutagen
An agent that increases the frequency of mutations above the normal background level, usually by interacting directly with DNA and causing it damage, including base substitution.
Application(s): antiinfective agent
A substance used in the prophylaxis or therapy of infectious diseases.
fluorescent dye

MALDI matrix material
A compound used to form the matrix for MALDI (matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization) mass spectrometry. MALDI matrix materials are crystalline compounds with a fairly low molecular weight, so as to allow facile vaporization, have strong absorption at UV or IR wavelengths (to rapidly and efficiently absorb laser irradiation), generally contain polar groups (enabling them to be used in aqueous solutions) and are frequently acidic (so assisting ionisation of the compound being studied, which is contained within the matrix material).
acid-base indicator
An acid or base which exhibits a colour change on neutralization by the basic or acidic titrant at or near the equivalence point of a titration.
antiseptic drug
A substance used locally on humans and other animals to destroy harmful microorganisms or to inhibit their activity (cf. disinfectants, which destroy microorganisms found on non-living objects, and antibiotics, which can be transported through the lymphatic system to destroy bacteria within the body).
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Outgoing 9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) has role acid-base indicator (CHEBI:50407)
9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) has role antiinfective agent (CHEBI:35441)
9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) has role antiseptic drug (CHEBI:48218)
9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) has role fluorescent dye (CHEBI:51121)
9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) has role MALDI matrix material (CHEBI:64345)
9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) has role mutagen (CHEBI:25435)
9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) is a aminoacridines (CHEBI:51803)
9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) is a primary amino compound (CHEBI:50994)
9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789) is conjugate base of 9-aminoacridine(1+) (CHEBI:74835)
Incoming 9-aminoacridine(1+) (CHEBI:74835) is conjugate acid of 9-aminoacridine (CHEBI:74789)
INNs Sources
aminoacridina WHO MedNet
aminoacridine WHO MedNet
aminoacridine WHO MedNet
aminoacridinum WHO MedNet
Synonyms Sources
10-amino-5-azaanthracene NIST Chemistry WebBook
5-aminoacridine ChEBI
9-acridinamine ChemIDplus
9AA NIST Chemistry WebBook
aminacrin NIST Chemistry WebBook
aminacrine NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
160 DrugCentral
9-Aminoacridine Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
141171 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
90-45-9 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
90-45-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
22 February 2017