Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
  Zeiss LSM780
       Installation date: July 2011

  •   Equipped with a temperature control module, a CO2 module, and Define Focus (a device to stabilize the focus of the culture dish), used for live cell imaging.
  •   Equipped with a high-sensitivity detector (GaAsP detector).
  •   Capable of injecting into adherent and floating cells with its attached micro-injector.
  •   Capable of acquiring fluorescence spectral information of samples with "Lamubda mode" function.
        Capable of separating multiple fluorescent dyes by judging from the acquired spectral form.
  •   Tile scanning (combines images to a large view at high resolution) is available.

  •   You must receive a training session.
  •   Only those who can already use the LSM700 well is eligible for the training.
  •   Usage fee: 1,800 yen/hour
  •   There are restrictions on time of use: 3 hours (weekdays from 9:00AM to 5:00PM).
  •      Please refrain from reserving unnecessarily long hours.
  •      If you have any questions or inquiries about reservations, please contact us.
  •   Scan digital media (CD, DVD, USB flash drive, etc.) for viruses with the designated computer of our center.

  About training session
  •   We conduct training session once every one and a half months.
  •     Please contact us after you have determined when you will start using.
  •   You must take two training sessions in order to use the equipment.
        First training session: explanation of basic operations (about 2 and a half hours long, up to 5 people)
        There is no need to bring a sample.
        Second training session: practical individual training to verify your operation procedure (about 2 hours long, individual)
        You need to bring a sample.


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