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Fluorescent stain for nucleic acids. An RNA polymerase inhibitorAcridine Orange acts as a lysosomal dye. It is used for cell-cycle studies. It plays an important role as a nucleic acid-selective fluorescent cationic dye, which is useful for cell cycle determination. Further, it serves as an inhibitor of RNA polymerase.
Selvaggi, R.; Tarpani, L.; Santuari, A.; Giovagnoli, S.; Latterini, L. Silica nanoparticles assisted photodegradation of acridine orange in aqueous suspensions. Appl. Catal., B 2015, 168-169, 363-369.
Zhang, Y.; Pan, J.; Zhang, G.; Zhou, X. Intercalation of herbicide propyzamide into DNA using acridine orange as a fluorescence probe. Sens. Actuators, B 2015, 206, 630-639.
Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H332-H341
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P281-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P308+P313-P312-P330-P363-P501c
Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant