crystal violet


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crystal violet

n.
A dye derived from gentian violet that is used as a general biological stain and an acid-base indicator.

crystal violet

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for gentian violet
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Noun1.crystal violet - a green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
antifungal, antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifuge - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
stain - (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
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Scientists had thought that crystal violet easily passes through membranes and into both cell types, says microbiologist Moselio Schaechter, an emeritus professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
The combination of sodium desoxycholate, crystal violet and elevated incubation temperature produce a very selective and specific medium.
After 14 days in culture, plates were washed with phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) and cells were stained with 3% crystal violet for 30 min.
Our results show crystal violet to be highly surface active, with surface concentrations being five orders of magnitude greater than concentrations in the bulk solution.
05% crystal violet (CV) solution in 20% ethanol was added and cells were allowed to stain for 30 minutes.
The second method of alteration in outer membrane permeability was detected by crystal violet assay (Vaara and Vaara 1981).
In this assay, the more biofilm formed on the well, the greater the amount of staining with crystal violet (and the more intense the color will be; Figure 3).
Then they screened the biofilm phenotype using crystal violet stain.
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Cells were stained using a crystal violet method (22,23) after fixation and air-drying.
PACKS of frozen salmon have been pulled from stores after a sample tested positive for the chemical dye crystal violet, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said.