stains (colorants)

Yersinia yersinia at CYBERNEX.NET
Sun Jun 2 13:38:03 EST 1996


Jean NoIl Joffin writes:

<I am looking for a small information. Too stains can be used for Gram 
staining :cristal violet (violet cristal) and gentian violet. I think 
these two stains are the same. Is it true ?>

Yes and no. Gentian violet is the impure form of crystal violet. 

--Yersinia.



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