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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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D) Colony formation was quantified by eluting crystal violet from CFUs and measuring absorbance on a plate reader at 584 nm; values represent the ratio of absorbance to the number of CFUs.
In this study, it was clearly proved that crystal violet assay was more useful and suitable method than LDH and trypan blue assays to determine the effect of hyperthermia on viability of MDA-MB 231 and WRL-68 cell lines.
The crystal violet nuclei staining technique leads to anomalous results in monitoring mammalian cell cultures.
These isolates had negative responses for the following tests: growth at 4[degrees]C, in 10% NaCl or in crystal violet, ornithine or lysine decarboxylation, hydrolysis of chondroitin, acid production from D-cellobiose, and the use of malonate as sole carbon source.
A Methelene blue or crystal violet stains nuclei, which can help distinguish RBCs and WBCs.
To quantitate bacterial adherence over time (from 30 rain to 72 h), we performed an adherence assay in 96-well plates as described and measured the uptake of crystal violet staining by reading optical density at 620 nm (22).
The alteration in membrane permeability was detected by crystal violet assay according to the procedure described in literature (Devi et al.
2,4] Gram-positive organisms retain the crystal violet and appear deep purple in color, while Gram negatives appear red.
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The combination of sodium desoxycholate, crystal violet and elevated incubation temperature results in a very selective and specific medium that produces green coloured colonies of the target bacterium.
Despite the efficiency of this measure, transfusion of blood containing crystal violet is not well accepted by clinicians and patients due to undesirable effects such as coloring of the skin (Ramirez et al.
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