com)-- 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.