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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A compound, , formed by the oxidation of acridine. It melts at 354° C.

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  • noun organic chemistry An tricyclic heterocyclic ketone derived from acridine; any derivative of this compound

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  • Dubbed T3. 5, the compound consists of a tricyclic acridone scaffold with a diethylamino side chain attached to the central nitrogen.

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  • T3. 5 disrupts this detoxification process by binding heme through its acridone scaffold.

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  • The drug, called an acridone derivative, is being worked on by a team of researchers led by Dr. Jane Kelly at Portland State University.

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  • The drug, called an acridone derivative, is being worked on by a team of researchers led by Dr. Jane Kelly at Portland State University.

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  • The dual-function molecule, based on an acridone scaffold, not only reverses resistance to quinoline antimalarial drugs such as chloroquine but also has antimalarial potency of its own (

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