Browsing BacMet compounds

Information of Crystal Violet from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Crystal Violet

  • Chemical Class: Triarylmethane

  • Description: Monovalent cationic dye, rarely used in antiseptic and disinfectant nowadays, has used as dye, generic name Methylrosaniline chloride. Crystal violet has antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic properties and was formerly important as a topical antiseptic. It has been used in the external treatment of burns, wounds, and fungal infections of skin and mucous membranes, and internally for pinworm and certain fluke infections; used as a stain for chromatin, amyloid, and platelets in blood, fibrin, and neuroglia; used also to differentiate bacteria. Substances used on humans and other animals that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. They are distinguished from DISINFECTANTS, which are used on inanimate objects. A dye that is a mixture of violet rosanilinis with antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic properties.

  • Database Links: CHEMBL1201088

  • BacMet database and website is designed and maintained by Chandan Pal

    Copyright © 2013 All rights reserved

    GU logo