The 3i VIVO microscope is ideally suited for intravital imaging. Its large stable stage can easily accommodate sizable tissue samples along with clamps and manipulators to aid stabilization. Equipped with a spinning disk unit for high speed optical sectioning, paired with an image intensifier, this system can achieve very high frame rates making the most of every photon. Additionally, a pulsed 532nm ablation laser is available for targeted tissue damage.
The Aperio ScanScope FL scanner is a fluorescence microscope that is used to digitalise traditional fluorescently labelled specimens, mounted on a glass slide, through a high-quality scanning process and produces, able to scan large areas. With 20X magnification you can select from up to 4 fluorescent colors (Blue, Green, red, far-red). All slides must be labelled with DAPI or Hoechst nuclear stain for calibration and focusing purposes.
The Aperio ScanScope XT scanner is a brightfield microscope that is used to digitalise traditional histochemicaly stained tissues mounted on a microscope slides. You can choose between 20X and 40X magnification and scan any required size of the tissue. The digital slides are viewed and analysed using Aperio software applications (ImageScope). The image format is .svs which is a form of a tiff file, that can be converted into JPEG2000 for faster processing and presentation. The Aperio XT scanner can autoload up to 120 glass slides (1x3") as well as manually scan your slides one by one if required.
The BD FACS Jazz™ II Cell Sorter is equipped with 2 excitation lasers (blue 488nm and red 642nm) and has a flexible detection configuration detecting up to 8 parameters (6 fluorescence channels, forward scatter and side scatter).
The BD FACSAria™ IIIu cell sorter is equipped with five excitation lasers (violet 405nm, yellow/green 561nm, red 642nm and blue 488nm OR true-blue 445nm) and can detect up to 17 parameters (15 fluorescence channels plus forward scatter and side scatter).
BD FACSCanto™ II is equipped with three excitation lasers wavelengths (405nm, 488nm and 640 nm). The Canto II cant detect up to 10 fluorescent parameters with 2 scatter options and is capable of analyzing samples between 100 and 12,000 cells per second. Software is FACS™ Diva generating standard FCS3.0 files for third party software analysis packages.
The BD FACSVerse™ is equipped with three excitation lasers (wavelengths 405nm, 488nm and 640 nm). The Verse can detect up to 8 fluorescent parameters with 2 scatter options. Sample uptake on this instrument is via suction, thus enabling experiments such as drug uptake. Software is FACSuite™ generating standard FCS3.0 files for third party software analysis packages.
The BD Influx™ cell sorter is equipped with five excitation lasers (ultraviolet 355nm, violet 405nm, blue 488nm, yellow/green 561nm and red 642nm) and has a flexible detection configuration with a number of filter set options, detecting up to 24 parameters (21 fluorescence channels, two forward scatter channels and one side scatter).
The BD LSRFortessa™ SORP analyzing flow cytometer is a high-end, user-friendly flow cytometer with 5 excitation lasers and 24 detection parameters (matching our BD Influx’s configuration). Optimised for both biomedical and environmental research, this cytometer offers an optional High Throughput Sampling system, and small particle detection.
The BD LSRFortessa™ SORP X-20 analyzing flow cytometer is equipped with five excitation lasers (ultraviolet 355nm, violet 405nm, blue 488nm, yellow/green 561nm and red 642nm) and is able to detect up to 20 parameters (18 fluorescence channels plus forward scatter and side scatter). This cytometer’s configuration has been designed to mirror that of our BD Influx (excluding small particle detection), enabling users to easily transfer or work-up experiments.