Magnetic Fluorescent Nanoparticles Binding to Amyloid-Beta Peptide: Silica-Coated, Thioflavin-T Functionalized Iron Oxide

Formation and accumulation of extracellular amyloid-beta (<inline-formula> <tex-math notation="LaTeX">$\text{A}\beta )$ </tex-math></inline-formula> peptide aggregates in the brain are associated with Alzheimer’s disease, a widespread age-related form of dementia, for which there is no effective treatment at present. It is essential to discover ways of… (More)