Gentian Violet

Known as: Methyl Violet, Gentian violet carbocation, Hexamethylpararosaniline Chloride 
A blue dye, extracted from plant of genus Gentiana, used in topical solution with antifungal and antimitotic properties. Gentian violet (GV… (More)
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2011
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2011
Biofilms are communities of microbes attached to surfaces, which can be found in medical, industrial and natural settings. In… (More)
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2006
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2006
Clonogenic assay or colony formation assay is an in vitro cell survival assay based on the ability of a single cell to grow into… (More)
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2002
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2002
Listeria monocytogenes has the ability to form biofilms on food-processing surfaces, potentially leading to food product… (More)
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2000
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2000
The tube test and the microtiter-plate test are the most frequently used techniques for quantifying biofilm formation, an… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
In most natural environments, association with a surface in a structure known as a biofilm is the prevailing microbial lifestyle… (More)
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1998
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1998
Agar diffusion techniques are used widely to assay plant extracts for antimicrobial activity, but there are problems associated… (More)
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1997
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1997
By exploiting the extremely large effective cross sections ( 10217 10216 cm2ymolecule) available from surface-enhanced Raman… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
From April 1 to October 31, 1985, postoperative surgical-wound infections due to rapidly growing mycobacteria developed in eight… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Determining the cytostatic or cytotoxic effects of various conditions on monolayer cells requires techniques that are rapid… (More)
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1985
1985
Gentian violet is a dye belonging to a chemical class known as the di- and triaminophenylmethanes. Although it has been used for… (More)
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