Arches. Photo by Daniel Chia
HOPES: Huntington's Outreach Project for Education, at Stanford
May
22
2011

thivoflavine T

A compound that is believed to decrease the presence of beta-amyloid fibrils (the primary component of  amyloid plaques seen in Alzheimer’s disease) , but has little or no success in inhibiting huntingtin protein aggregation (the formation of rigid protein groupings).