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Examining the kinetics of Neutrophil phagocytosis by flow cytometry

The immune system has evolved specialized cells which engulf and kill invading pathogens in a process known as phagocytosis. These cells, known as phagocytes, are essential for elimination of dangerous microorganisms as well as apoptotic bodies.

Nov 20, 2017

Scientific paper
Product news

C-Trap and AFS systems mentioned in two review articles

We are proud to announce two review articles refering to LUMICKS; one highlighting the C-Trap Optical tweezers-fluorescence microscopy system and another one specifying the AFS Acoustic force spectroscopy system.

Nov 16, 2017

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough

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"The RainDrop System enables us the most sensitive detection and monitoring of rare mutations due to single molecule measurements using millions of droplets per sample."

Dr. Eva Kriegová

Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic

Explore vascular function in vivo and at cellular resolution with Cellvizio Lab

Cellvizio Lab delivers real-time images of any tissue at cellular resolution in vivo. It allows getting detailed information about vascular function. For example, extravasation and angiogenesis can be studied in vivo.

Nov 1, 2017


Imaging of infection and tumors using labelled siderophores

In this webinar Zbynek Novy and Milos Petrik from the Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine at Palacky University will describe the studies about use of rlabeled siderophores for the nuclear and optical imaging of infection and cancer.

Nov 15, 2017


Micronucleus test using CQ1 confocal quantitative image cytometer

Micronucleus test is carried out to evaluate the genotoxicity of chemical substances. Micronucleus is a smaller nucleus which are left in the cytoplasm without being taken into the main nucleus when cell division occurs due chromosomes abnormality.

Nov 3, 2017

Scientific paper
Product news

Accelerate your biomedical research

"We plan to use the C-Trap for the measurement of forces generated by molecular motors between cytoskeletal filaments."

Dr. Zdenek Lansky

Institute of Biotechnology CAS, Prague

Charting the dark matter of cancer genomes

Researchers like Dr. Broach, Director of the Penn State Institute for Personalized Medicine use Bionano genome mapping to move beyond short-read technology bottlenecks to better interrogate the whole genome.

Nov 6, 2017

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough

Lung and heart cyclical imaging, simplified

Movement in a microCT scan leads to movement artefacts which degrade image quality. However, imaging of breathing lungs and the beating heart in live mice under anaesthesia is a special case.

Nov 2, 2017

Scientific paper

Polymerase chain reaction: the past, present and future

PCR is now a standard tool in research. BJS Biotechnologies has created an ultra-high speed thermal cycler, known as xxpress. This can run 40 cycles of qPCR in 15 minutes or less, making it the fastest thermal cycler in the world.

Oct 31, 2017

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough

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