Malachite Green



PhotochemCAD ID: L02

Class: Arylmethane Dyes

Name: Malachite Green

Synonym: Basic Green 4

CAS: 2437-29-8


Structure: ChemDraw file (.cdx)



Absorption Spectrum



Solvent: water

Instrument: Cary 3

Date: Summer, 1995

By: Ruchun A. Fuh

Absorption coefficient: 77,200 at 616.5 nm


Absorption spectrum data file (text file)

Absorption spectrum picture file (600 dpi, tif file)



Fluorescence Spectrum


A fluorescence spectrum was not recorded since most arylmethine dyes have such low emission in fluid solvents.



See/cite the papers listed below for further information.

PhotochemCAD program

Taniguchi, M., H. Du and J. S. Lindsey (2018) PhotochemCAD 3: Diverse Modules for Photophysical Calculations with Multiple Spectral Databases. Photochem. Photobiol. 94, in press.

PhotochemCAD database

Taniguchi, M. and J. S. Lindsey (2018) Database of absorption and fluorescence spectra of >300 common compounds for use in PhotochemCAD. Photochem. Photobiol. 94, in press.



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