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Color-coded Markers May Help Doctors Diagnose Neural Diseases Through the Eyes
August 15, 2012
Scientists have devised several new fluorescent probes that change color depending on what type of amyloid they encounter. Because amyloids accumulate in the eye as well as the brain, their discovery offers hope that one day neurodegenerative diseases could be differentially diagnosed with simple eye drops or ointment and an eye exam.
University of California, San Diego
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