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C3886 Sigma

Crystal Violet

Dye content ≥90 %

Synonym: Basic Violet 3, Gentian Violet, Hexamethylpararosaniline chloride, Methyl Violet 10B

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Properties

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InChI Key   ZXJXZNDDNMQXFV-UHFFFAOYSA-M
form   powder
composition   Dye content, ≥90%
mp   205 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble1 mg/mL

Description

Application

Crystal Violet is the primary stain used in the Gram stain technique for differentiation of Gram-negative versus Gram-postive bacteria. Used as a component of CV cytotoxicity assays.

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Safety Information

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UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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