methyl greenmedical dictionary

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Used as a biological stain and for the dyeing and printing of textiles. Usually compounded with zinc chloride.

Pharmacological action: rosaniline dyes.

Chemical name: Benzenaminium, 4-((4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)(4-(dimethyliminio)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)methyl)-N,N,N-trimethyl-, dichloride

(12 Dec 1998)