Cat. No. 3144
Chemical Name: 4,4'-[(2-Bromo-1,4-phenylene)di-(1E)
Biological ActivityPotent amyloid fibril-specific fluorescent dye (EC50 = 20 - 30 nM). Exhibits minimal fluorescence in aqueous buffers and fluoresces brightly in the presence of Aβ, α-synuclein and tau in situ. (Optimum wavelength = 550 nm).
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LeVine (2005) Mechanism of Aβ(1-40) fibril-induced fluorescence of (trans-trans)-1-bromo-2,5-bis(4-hydroxystyryl)benene (K114). Biochemistry 44 15937. PMID: 16313197.
Crystal et al (2003) A comparison of amyloid fibrillogenesis using the novel fluorescent compound K114. J.Neurochem. 86 1359. PMID: 12950445.
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