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T3516

Sigma-Aldrich

Thioflavin T

used as stain for amyloid

Synonym(s):
Basic Yellow 1, Thioflavine T
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C17H19ClN2S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
318.86
Colour Index Number:
49005
Beilstein:
3922452
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

form

powder

composition

Dye content, ≥65%

application(s)

hematology: suitable
histology: suitable

solubility

methanol: 1 mg/mL

Featured Industry

Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

[Cl-].CN(C)c1ccc(cc1)-c2sc3cc(C)ccc3[n+]2C

InChI

1S/C17H19N2S.ClH/c1-12-5-10-15-16(11-12)20-17(19(15)4)13-6-8-14(9-7-13)18(2)3;/h5-11H,1-4H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

JADVWWSKYZXRGX-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Thioflavin T is a benzothiazole dye that increases in fluorescence upon binding to amyloid. Thioflavin T has been used in histology and for protein characterization.

Application

Thioflavin T has been used to identify the presence of amyloid fibrils in samples.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Tracking Aggregation and Fibrillation of Globular Proteins Using Terahertz and Far-Infrared Spectroscopies
Gretel Png
Taiwan yi Xue Hui za Zhi. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association (2016)
Ritu Khurana et al.
Journal of structural biology, 151(3), 229-238 (2005-08-30)
Thioflavin T is a benzothiazole dye that exhibits enhanced fluorescence upon binding to amyloid fibrils and is commonly used to diagnose amyloid fibrils, both ex vivo and in vitro. In aqueous solutions, thioflavin T was found to exist as micelles...
Jian Xiong et al.
Biophysical chemistry, 220, 42-48 (2016-11-20)
The hydrophobic fragment of the Alzheimer's related β-amyloid (Aβ) peptide, Aβ(25-40), aggregates and forms insoluble amyloid fibrils at a rate similar to the full-length peptide. In order to gain insight into the fibrillization of Aβ(25-40) and the ability of the...
Extrinsic fluorescent dyes as tools for protein characterization.
Hawe, A., et al.
Pharmaceut. Res., 25, 1487-1499 (2008)
Matthew Biancalana et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1804(7), 1405-1412 (2010-04-20)
Intense efforts to detect, diagnose, and analyze the kinetic and structural properties of amyloid fibrils have generated a powerful toolkit of amyloid-specific molecular probes. Since its first description in 1959, the fluorescent dye Thioflavin-T (ThT) has become among the most...

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