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Laser capture microdissection system (Zeiss)

laser microdissection instrument
  • Laser microdissection and pressure catapulting technology
  • Non-contact specimen capture
  • Inverted Axio Observer.Z1 microscope
  • 5x, 20x, 40x, 63x, and 150x objectives
  • 355 nm laser with the capability for submicron-resolved cutting
  • Brightfield or fluorescence imaging
  • Collection of analysis material from thin <20um fixed or archival tissue
  • Live cell capture possible with recultivation of living cells
  • Collected material can be subsequently analyzed for DNA, RNA or proteins

Please contact us to receive training before using this instrument for the first time.

Instrument pricing

Laser capture microdissection system (Zeiss)
(9am-9pm Mon-Fri)
(9pm-9am, Sat-Sun & holidays)
Zeiss Laser Capture Microdissection $40/h $40/h
Zeiss Laser Capture Microdissection - Training $95/h NA
Training on any instrument takes 1-2 hours, depending on prior experience.
A 64% surcharge applies to non-Cornell users.

Manufacturer manuals

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