Malachite Green oxalate salt is used as a biological counterstain against fuchsin which stains gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria reddish colors and safranin which stains nuclei red. Malachite green oxalate salt stains background to the surrounding tissue blue-green. It is also used as a pH Indicator between pH 0.2 (green) - 1.8 (blue-green).
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PMID: # 18193419 Aelterman, P. et al. 2008. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 78: 409-418.