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violet

 [vi´o-let]
1. the color produced by the shortest waves of the visible spectrum, beyond indigo, approximately 380 to 420 nm.
2. a dye or stain with this color.
crystal violet (gentian violet) (methyl violet) gentian violet; see under gentian.

crys·tal vi·o·let

(kris'tăl vī'ō-let), [C.I. 42555]
A compound that has been used in the external treatment of burns, wounds, and fungal infections of skin and mucous membranes, and internally for pinworm and certain fluke infections; used as a stain for chromatin, amyloid, platelets in blood, fibrin, and neuroglia; used also to differentiate bacteria.

crystal violet

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

crys·tal vi·o·let

(kris'tăl vī'ŏ-lĕt)
[C.I. 42555] A compound that has been used in the external treatment of burns, wounds, and fungal infections of skin and mucous membranes, and internally for pinworm and certain fluke infections; used as a stain for chromatin, amyloid, platelets in blood, fibrin, and neuroglia; used also to differentiate bacteria.

crystal violet

One of the many dyes used as a tissue and micro-organism stain for microscopic examination.

crystal

a naturally produced angular solid of definite form.

crystal-associated hepatopathy
crystal-induced arthritis
piezoelectric crystal
the source of sound waves in ultrasonography.
radiographic c's
crystals on radiographs caused by faulty use of fixative, commonly excess acidity or insufficient washing of the film.
synovial crystal
tissue crystal
recognizable crystals in tissues occur in crystal-associated cholangiohepatopathy, zinc and oxalate poisoning.
urines c's
crystal violet
a brilliant organic deep purple dye.
crystal violet vaccine
an obsolete hog cholera (classical swine fever) vaccine.
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After 14 days, the MSCs were stained with crystal violet for quantification of CFUs.
After 1, 2, 3 and 4 hours of heat exposure, the least loss of MDA-MB 231 viability was measured by trypan blue meanwhile the highest was determined by crystal violet assay (Fig.
Smears were prepared from all positive stool samples and stained separately with malachite green, methylene blue, crystal violet, and carbol fuchsin.
Crystal Violet (CV) which was used as a model cationic dye in this work was purchased from Proton-Research and considered as purity 100%.
The crystal violet assay used in this study remains among the most frequently used assays for investigating biofilm formation or testing the effects of substances on biofilm biomass.
com)-- Bioo Scientific's MaxSignal[R] Malachite Green/LMG ELISA has been added to the USDA's Chemistry Laboratory Guidebook as the only method it recommends for the screening of fish samples for Malachite Green contamination (Method Number R44a, Screening for Malachite Green and Crystal Violet by ELISA).
Then they screened the biofilm phenotype using crystal violet stain.
Cells were cultured overnight and were then subjected to Crystal Violet colorimetric assay.
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