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“Curcumin is fluorescent,” Cordeiro said. “If you put the correct wavelength to it, it fluoresces, and it binds to the parts that are implicated in Alzheimer’s, the beta amyloid plaque,” one of the substances in the brain that is a hallmark of the condition.