Confocal microscope image of cultured neuron immunolabeled for synaptic proteins shown in green, blue and red. Image acquired by Tonya Anderson on a Leica SP5. At right: Confocal microscope image of a section through the eye of an E14.5 mouse embryo immunolabeled for multipotent stem cell marker Sox2 (green), oligodendrocyte marker Olig2 (red) and nuclei marker DAPI (blue). Image acquired by Dipankar Dutta on a Leica SP5.
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The Microscopy CORE houses laser scanning confocal, spinning disk confocal, multi-photon, epi-fluorescence, brightfield, and live cell microscopes as well as image processing workstations, all of which are accessible 24/7. Details are provided below.
Laser Scanning Confocal
Spinning Disk Confocal
- Yokogawa spinning disk confocal (inverted) [PDF]
- Olympus FV1000 MPE [PDF]
- Zeiss AxioImager. Z2M with ApoTome.2 [PDF]
- Zeiss AxioImager.Z2 with ApoTome.2 [PDF]
- Leica DM6000 [PDF]
- Olympus IX-70 (inverted) [PDF]
- Olympus MVX10 (fluorescence/brightfield) [PDF]
Image Analysis Software
- AutoQuantX3 Deconvolution
- MetaMorph Image Analysis
- Volocity 3D Image Analysis
- Amira 3D Image Analysis
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