From Big Medical Encyclopedia

MALAKHITGRYUN (malachite green; synonym: benzoilgryun, petrolsilt green) — the main aniline dye of group difenilnaftilmetanovy, used at histologic methods of a research. Powder of green color, well water soluble and alcohol. 0,001 — 0,1% apply water solution M. to vital staining of kernels of cells, hl. obr. vegetable; more concentrated solutions M., it is preferential in mix with other dyes, use for coloring of eggs of ascarids, and also a number of histologic structures. The m is applied seldom.

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