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 (trī-fĕn′əl-mĕth′ān′, -fē′nəl-)
A colorless crystalline aromatic hydrocarbon, C19H16, in which phenyl groups replace three of the hydrogen atoms in methane and from which a large number of synthetic dyes are derived by substitution.


(traɪˌfiːnaɪlˈmiːθeɪn; -ˌfɛn-)
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline solid used for the preparation of many dyes. Formula: (C6H5)3CH


(traɪˌfɛn lˈmɛθ eɪn, -ˌfin-)

a colorless, crystalline, solid compound containing three benzene rings, C19H16, from which many dyes are derived.
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Wang, The Comparative Study on the Rapid Decolorization of Azo, Anthraquinone and Triphenylmethane Dyes by Zero-Valent Iron, Chem.
Decolorization of Anthraquinone, Triphenylmethane and Azo Dyes by a New Isolated Bacillus cereus Strain DC11.
Biodecolorization of azo, anthraquinonic and triphenylmethane dyes by white-rot fungi and a laccase secreting engineered strain.
Malachite green (MG) dye is a water-soluble dye belonging to triphenylmethane family that has been widely used as antifungal therapeutic agent in aquaculture, commercial fish hatchery and animal husbandry as well as antiseptic and fungicidal for human [16].
5% of all facial shields; however, when leucomalachite green, a triphenylmethane dye used for detecting blood in criminal forensic science, was used to detect spatters, the detection rate rose to 66%.
2005), while Galactomyces geotrichum MTCC can decolorize triphenylmethane, azo and reactive high exhaust textile dyes (Jadhav et al.
A safe, blood-brain barrier permeable triphenylmethane dye inhibits amyloid-[sz] neurotoxicity by generating nontoxic aggregates.
The dyes used in the staining process include triphenylmethane and azo-dyes such.
They are: Erythrosin included in the class of xanthene dyes; Blue indigotine included in the indigotin class of dyes, Patent Blue V, Fast Green and Brilliant Blue in class of triphenylmethane dyes, Bordeaux Red, Ponceau 4R, Red 40, Azorubine, Tartrazine Yellow and Sunset Yellow, included in the class of azo dyes (POLONIO; PERES, 2009).
BBG is a triphenylmethane dye in the Coomassie dye family, commonly used for protein staining in biochemical analysis (22-24).