decolorize


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

decolorize

(dē-kŏl′ĕ-rīz″) [″ + colorize]
To remove dye from a stained microscopic specimen, usually with an acid-alcohol wash.
References in periodicals archive ?
The potential of this strain has ability to decolorize Reactive Violet 5 in a wide range of pH, temperature, salt, and initial dye concentrations, which is significant for its commercial application.
Sung, "Isolation and characterization of Pseudomonas otitidis W[L.sup.-1]3 and its capacity to decolorize triphenylmethane dyes," Journal of Environmental Sciences, vol.
Neither bleaching nor light exposure alone were able to effectively decolorize blue stain without adversely affecting the color of the heartwood.
Application of the mixture design to optimize the formulation of active consortia to decolorize azo dye methyl red.
In the UV/Fe0 system, Fe0 provides electrons to decolorize the dye, and thus more electrons will be produced with more Fe0, leading to a higher decolorization efficiency.
Here, malachite green, methyl orange and Congo red at concentrations of 50 and 100 mg/L were treated with fungal culture producing laccase to decolorize these synthetic dyes for 4 days.
Activated carbon has widely been used in industries in order to purify, decolorize, deodorize, dechlorinate, detoxicate, filter, recover salts and used as catalyst and catalyst support.
AbstractAn attempt has been taken to decolorize and mineralize Ponceau S (PS) a diazo dye in aqueoussolution by Fenton process.
Under this situation, textile dyeing industries should pursue a more efficient technique to be the pretreatment or polishing processes to decolorize the highly colored wastewater.
It required following a set sequence: stain application, decolorize, and rinse.
Then potential use of microorganismsto decolorize dyes of textile industry has been obtaining much attention.
Many microorganisms has already been reported with developed enzymatic system for individual or simultaneous degradation of azo dyes and Cr system (Pandey et al., 2007; Desai et al., 2008; Khalid et al., 2012; Mahmood et al., 2013).Therefore, these bacterial strains can be helpful under such conditions to decolorize azo dyes.