Gallery of Histological Sections


Prepared by


IMVS Division of Pathology

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011





Section of Brain from a case of Alzheimer's disease, stained by immunoperoxidase for ßA4

Result: Amyloid ß-protein is found in the amyloid core of senile plaques. ßA4 is the principal proteinaceous component of the amyloid deposit in Alzheimer's disease - the protein is visualised as a brown deposit
© Roy C. Ellis 2004