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Acridine Orange Stain


Product overview

  • Name
    Acridine Orange Stain
  • Short description
    Cell permeable fluorescent nucleic acid binding dye
  • Alternative names
    Rhoduline Orange
  • Biological description
    Cell permeable fluorescent nucleic acid binding dye. Binds to both RNA and DNA producing florescence in variety of colours. Inhibits mitosis. Displays anticancer properties under photon energy.
  • Biological action
    Dyes & stains
  • Citations


  • Chemical name
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    Acridine Orange Stain  [494-38-2 ]
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number
  • PubChem identifier

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    room temperature
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for Acridine Orange Stain

  • Urinary cytology with acridine orange fluorescence is highly valuable for predicting high-grade upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

    Li J et al (2014) Int J Clin Exp Pathol 7(2) : 774-8.
    PubMedID: 24551302
  • Review. Acridine orange could be an innovative anticancer agent under photon energy.

    Kusuzaki K et al (2007) In Vivo 21(2) : 205-14.
    PubMedID: 17436568
  • Acridine orange induces binucleation in chondrocytes.

    Kusuzaki K et al (2001) Osteoarthritis Cartilage 9(2) : 147-51.
    PubMedID: 11237661
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