Thioflavine S

Property Data
Common name
Suggested name
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C.I. number
C.I. name
Class
Ionisation
Solubility aqueous
Solubility ethanol
Absorption maximum
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Empirical formula
Formula weight
Thioflavine S
Thioflavine S

49010
Direct yellow 7
Thiazole
Acid
Very
Soluble
374
Yellow


Neither the structural nor the empirical formulae of thioflavine S are given by Conn, nor Aldrich. Conn states that thioflavine S is made from primuline by methylation and sulphonation. It is a fluorescent dye, a mixture, one component of which appears to demonstrate amyloid.

 

Reference
R. D. Lillie.
Conn's Biological Stains
Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD., U.S.A.

 


 

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