"Methylene Blue" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A compound consisting of dark green crystals or crystalline powder, having a bronze-like luster. Solutions in water or alcohol have a deep blue color. Methylene blue is used as a bacteriologic stain and as an indicator. It inhibits GUANYLATE CYCLASE, and has been used to treat cyanide poisoning and to lower levels of METHEMOGLOBIN.
- Methylene Blue
- Blue, Methylene
- Swiss Blue
- Blue, Swiss
- Methylthioninium Chloride
- Methylene Blue N
- Blue N, Methylene
- N, Methylene Blue
- Methylthionine Chloride
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