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Fluorescent Dyes  >  Fluorescence Technologies and Their Applications  >>  BSB

Product Name BSB
[(trans,trans) - 1 - Bromo - 2,5 - bis - (3 - hydroxycarbonyl - 4 - hydroxy)styrylbenzene]
Size 5 mg
Catalog # AS-88300
US$ $121

BSB, derived from the structure of Congo Red, is shown to bind to a wide range of amyloid inclusions in situ. More importantly it is also used to label brain amyloids in live animals. BSB recognizes amyloid lesions, and has distinctive properties which allow the quantitative monitoring of the formation of amyloid fibrils assembled from the Ab peptide, a-synuclein and tau. It is a cell-permeable fluorescent probe that specifically binds to and labels intracellular b-amyloid aggregates both in vitro (Ki = 400 nM) and in vivo. It is also used as an antemortem diagnostic tool for animal models of Alzheimer’s disease.

Detailed Information Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Storage -20°C desiccated and protected from light
References 1. Crystal AS, et al. (2003). J Neurochem 86, 1359-68.
2. Kung MP, et al. (2002). J Mol Neurosci 19, 7-10.
Molecular Weight 481.292
Molecular Formula C24H17BrO6
Spectral Properties Abs/Em = 340/520 nm
Solvent System DMSO
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