Zeiss PALM MicroBeam IV laser-capture microdissection system

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

      Description

      A laser-capture microdissection system, which uses laser beams to precisely micro-dissect out specific cells and tissues of interest under a microscopic objective lens for further characterization of the dissected samples, such as genomic analysis

      Zeiss PALM MicroBeam IV laser-capture microdissection system
      Zeiss PALM MicroBeam IV

      Uses
      Microdissection

      Specifications
      PALM MicroBeam 4.2 High-end laser microdissection system on AxioObserver with multi-color fluorescence capability

      Details
      Microscope: Zeiss Axio Observer (fully motorized stage)
      CapMover II robot-capture system
      Fluorescence filters: DAPI, FITC, TRITC
      Two CCD cameras
      AxioCam ICc1 R4
      AxioCam MRm
      Objectives: Fluar 5x/0.25, Fluar 10x/0.50, LD Plan-Neofluar 20x/0.40, LD Plan-Neofluar 40x/0.6, LD Plan-Neofluar 63x/0.75 (WD=2.2)
      Dish/live cell collector
      More information is available at http://www.u-picardie.fr/plateforme/icap/images/Palm%20MicroBeam.pdf.

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      Laser Capture Microdissection
      Lasers
      Microdissection
      Fluorescein-5-isothiocyanate
      Lenses
      Color
      Fluorescence
      DAPI