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An advanced inverted fluorescence microscope with motorized stage and two AxioCam cameras (MRc for color and MRm for fluorescence). A new illumination system (Lumen 200; PRIOR) is a long lasting 200 watt metal arc lamp known for its extended transmission in UV and IR. There are four fluorescence filter sets, DAPI, GFP, Texas Red and Cy5 for multi-fluorescence imaging. Selection of objective lenses is suitable for live cell imaging through a culture dish and they include EC-Plan Neofluar 10x, LD-Plan Neofluar 20x, Plan Apochromat 20x/N.A.0.8 and LD-Plan Neofluar 40x long working distance/phase contrast lenses. Axiovision ver. 4.8 is versatile and programmable acquisition software and the applications include automatic multi-fluorescence, timelapse and tile imaging (Mosaix).


  • EC-Plan Neofluar 10x
  • LD-Plan Neofluar 20x
  • Plan Apochromat 20x/NA 0.8
  • LD-Plan Neofluar 40x (lwd)


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