Product nameBrilliant green, triarylmethane dye
DescriptionTriarylmethane dye used in bacteriological media.
- Astradiamant green GX
- Basic Green 1
- C.I. 42040
Triarylmethane dye used in bacteriological media.
Chemical nameN-[4-[[4-(Diethylamino)phenyl]phenylmethylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-N-ethylethanaminium sulfate
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
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- STOKES JL & OSBORNE WW A selenite brilliant green medium for the isolation of Salmonella. Appl Microbiol 3:217-20 (1955). Read more (PubMed: 13239112) »
- Browning CH et al. FLAVINE AND BRILLIANT GREEN, POWERFUL ANTISEPTICS WITH LOW TOXICITY TO THE TISSUES: THEIR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF INFECTED WOUNDS. Br Med J 1:73-8 (1917). Read more (PubMed: 20768444) »