Mesoscopes

The facility has Optical Projection Tomography (OPT) technologies, in addition to stereo and macroscopic systems. We will shortly be moving MicroCT into the facility.

  Name  Nikon Macroscope   Room  CG06A   Modality  Colour   Brightfield, DIC, Fluorescence   Fluorophore Types  DAPI, GFP, RFP + BF   Manufacturer  Nikon   Objectives  0.5x 1x, 2x, 4x, 5x (+ 1-8x zoom)   Computer  Mac   Software  Micro-Manager   Application  Developmental biology.   Manual Here    Mono   /   Colour
Nikon Macroscope
  • Room: CG06B
  • Modality: Colour Brightfield, DIC, Fluorescence
  • Fluorophores: DAPI, GFP, RFP + BF
  • Objectives: 0.5x 1x, 2x, 4x, 5x (+ 1-8x zoom)
  • Software: Micromanager
  • Application: Developmental biology.
  • Manual: Fluorescence & Colour Brightfield
Cox and Redroyal stereomicroscope (Leica)
  • Room: CG06B
  • Modality: Stereo
  • Fluorophore: DAPI, GFP, RFP + BF
  • Objectives: 0.63 – 10x
  • Software: Micromanager
  • Application: Epifluorescent, monochrome brightfield, embryo dissection.
  • Manual: Cox, Redroyal
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