Burns, Pennock & Stoward's
Thioflavine T for Amyloid Fluorescence
|Krutsay's alum hematoxylin|
|Hydrochloric acid, 1N||100||mL|
5µ paraffin sections of neutral buffered formalin fixed tissue are suitable.
Using a UG1 or UG2 exciter filter and a UV barrier filter, or
a BG12 exciter and an OG4 or OG5 barrier filter,
Amyloid fluoresces lime green or blue.
Burns, J., Pennock, C.A. and Stoward, P.J., (1967),
The specificity of the staining of amyloid deposits with thioflavine T,
Journal of pathology and bacteriology, v 94, page 337.
Bancroft, J.D. and Stevens A. (1982)
Theory and practice of histological techniques Ed. 2
Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh & London, UK.
Last updated July 2012.