Effect of freezing procedures on methylene-blue reduction time.
They can readily be demonstrated in smears stained with Lffler's methylene-blue.
Ingestion of small amounts of methylene-blue gives a pale green; large amounts give a marked blue.
The most promising of the methods which have been devised are cryoscopy, the methylene-blue test, and the phloridzin test.
methylene blue n.
A basic aniline dye that forms a deep blue solution when dissolved in water and is used as a bacteriological stain and as an antidote for cyanide poisoning.
|methylene blue |
A basic dye that forms a deep blue solution when dissolved in water. It is used as an antidote for cyanide poisoning and as a bacteriological stain. Chemical formula: C16H18N3SCl.