Cat. No. 4920
Chemical Name: 4,4'-[(2-methoxy-1,4-phenylene)di-(1
Biological ActivityFluorescent amyloid β (Aβ) probe for the detection and quantification of plaques, tangles and cerebrovascular amyloid. Displays high in vitro binding affinity (Ki = 26.8 nM); binds selectively to fibrillar β-sheet deposits. Brain penetrant.
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Yamanaka et al (2012) PPARγ/RXRα-induced and CD36-mediated microglial amyloid-β phagocytosis results in cognitive improvement in amyloid precursor protein/presenilin 1 mice. J.Neurosci. 32 17321. PMID: 23197723.
Bolmont et al (2008) Dynamics of the microglial/amyloid interaction indicate a role in plaque maintenance. J.Neurosci. 28 4283. PMID: 18417708.
Klunk et al (2002) Imaging Aβ plaques in living transgenic mice with multiphoton microscopy and methoxy-X04, a systemically administered Congo red derivative. J.Neuropathol.Exp.Neurol. 61 797. PMID: 12230326.
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Fu et al (2016) IL-33 ameliorates Alzheimer's disease-like pathology and cognitive decline. Elife 113 E2705. PMID: 27091974.
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