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.

Gala stereomicroscope (Leica M205 FCA)
  • Room: CG06B
  • Modality: Fluorescence, colour brightfield
  • Fluorophores: DAPI, GFP, mCherry + CFP + YFP + Cy5 BF
  • Objectives: 0.5x, 1x, 1.6x, 2x (20.5x manual zoom)
  • XY-scanning stage
  • Software: Leica LASX
  • Application: Epifluorescence, colour brightfield, large image capture, z-stacking
  • Manual
Pippin stereomicroscope (Leica M165 FC)
  • Room: CG06B
  • Modality: Stereo
  • Fluorophore: DAPI, GFP, RFP + BF
  • Objectives: 0.63, 1x (12x manual zoom)
  • Software: Leica LASX
  • Application: Colour brightfield, embryo dissection
  • Manual
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