methylene blue


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methylene blue

n.
A heterocyclic aromatic compound, C16H18N3SCl·3H2O, consisting of dark green crystals that form a deep blue solution when dissolved in water. It is used as an antidote for cyanide poisoning, an analytical indicator, and a bacteriological stain.

methylene blue

n
(Elements & Compounds) a dark-green crystalline compound forming a blue aqueous solution, used as a mild antiseptic and biological stain. Formula: C16H18N3SCl.3H2O. Also called: methylthionine chloride

meth′ylene blue′


n.
a dark green, crystalline compound, C16H18ClN3S, that dissolves in water to form a deep blue solution: used chiefly as a dye, as a biological stain, and as an antidote for cyanide poisoning.
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Noun1.methylene blue - a dark green dye used as a stain, an antiseptic, a chemical indicator, and an antidote in cyanide poisoning
thiazine - a compound made up of a ring of four carbon atoms and one sulfur atom and one nitrogen atom
stain - (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
Translations

meth·y·lene blue

n. azul de metileno, agente usado como antídoto al cianuro.

methylene blue

n azul m de metileno
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Intravenous methylene blue is the treatment of choice for symptomatic acquired methaemoglobinaemia.
The stain is inexpensive, is at least as sensitive as methylene blue, does not require destaining, requires visualisation with only visible light, and is specific for DNA but not RNA.
Chicago -- An updated version of the drug methylene blue appears to slow cognitive decline significantly in patients with moderate Alzheimer's disease by dissolving tau tangles in the brain, according to the results of a phase II trial.
A suitable photosensitizer is Rose Bengal, riboflavin-5-phosphate, methylene blue, or N-hydroxypyridine-2-(1H)-thione.
The contact angles of water and the decomposition rates of methylene blue on the anatase [TiO.
One of the lead compounds, methylene blue, for example, was first used therapeutically in 1891 against malaria.
In 1891, Romanowsky mixed eosin Y and methylene blue to differentially stain blood cells and malaria parasites.
Methylene blue (MB) sorption can be used for determination of anionic groups (AGs) in chemical, chemimechanical, and mechanical pulps.
New York, NY, announced it has signed a research agreement with Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) to continue the development of methylene blue for the treatment of the West Nile virus (WNV).
Objective: To compare the accuracy and feasibility of methylene blue and nano-carbon in clinical tracing of sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) in patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC).