thioflavin T

thi·o·fla·vin T

(thī'ō-flā'vin), [C.I. 49005]
A yellow thiazole dye, used in histopathology as a fluorochrome for hyaline and amyloid.
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Fremont, CA, December 06, 2012 --( SensoLyte[R] ThT A[sz]40 and A[sz]42 Aggregation kits, using the fluorescent dye Thioflavin T (ThT), provide a convenient and standard method to measure A[sz]40 and A[sz]42 aggregation, respectively.
The dye, called thioflavin T, seems to prevent the deviant protein clumps often associated with a number of human age-related diseases, including Alzheimer's, researchers say.
The dye, also known as Thioflavin T, (ThT) extended lifespan in healthy nematode worms by more than 50 percent and slowed the disease process in worms bred to mimic aspects of Alzheimer's.