OBO ID: CHEBI:87649
Term Name: methyl green Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (4-{[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl][4-(trimethylazaniumyl)phenyl]methylidene}cyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-ylidene)(dimethyl)ammonium dichloride
  • 4-((4-(Dimethylamino)phenyl)(4-(dimethyliminio)cyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-ylidene)methyl)-N,N,N-trimethylanilinium dichloride
  • basic blue 20
  • C.I. 42585
  • C.I. Basic Blue 20
  • C.I. Basic Violet 3, compd. with chloromethane (1:1)
  • Double green
  • light green
  • Methyl green chloride
Definition: An iminium salt composed of (4-{[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl][4-(trimethylazaniumyl)phenyl]methylidene}cyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-ylidene)(dimethyl)ammonium and chloride ions in a 1:2 ratio. A histological dye used to demonstrate nucleic acids by the Unna-Pappenheim stain, in conjunction with Pyronin Y.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available