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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

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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

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"ImageStream Imaging Cytometer, is a powerful platform that allows routine analyses and quantification of cell morphological properties, physiological parameters like cell viability and DNA topology, identification of lipid droplet formations and all this from statistically significant sample of thousands cells per sample including single cell level information."

Dr. Jan Cerveny

Global Change Research Institute CAS, Brno, Czech Republic

In vivo visualization of Candida albicans infections

The Bruker In-Vivo Xtreme II instrument offered the flexibility of multimodal in vivo imaging as well as a temperature controlled and sealed environment appropriate for containing mice with pathogens.

Oct 30, 2017

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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

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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
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"We plan to use the Pippin prep for our NGS library purification."

Dr. Jiri Baloun

CEITEC – Central European Institute of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic

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

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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

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Cellular impedance measurement- response of OVCAR-3 cells to Cisplatin and hyperthermia

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is proposed as a promising treatment method, but fundamental information about the contribution of hyperthermia to intraperitoneal chemotherapy is lacking.

Oct 25, 2017

Scientific paper

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