Institute for Integrative Genome Biology

Arcturus XT

Microscopy Instruments


Arcturus XT Laser Capture Micro-dissection Microscope

(sample images below)

  • Isolates cell types from tissue sections for more precise molecular biology
  • Works on wax, cryo or vibratome sections; and even membranous tissue and live cultured cells
  • 810nm IR laser for spot-welding single cells onto CapSure membranes
  • 355UV laser for band-sawing around larger areas of interest
  • Fluorescence color imaging
  • DIC phase imaging/
  • 2x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x dry objectives
  • Motorized stage with whole slide mapping
  • 3-slide, 4 cap stage capacity
  • Trackball and touch-screen mark up and navigation
  • Auto focus and brightness control
Technical Tips
Sample Images
Region removed from whole insect mid-gut Region removed from whole insect mid-gut close-up

Region removed from whole insect mid-gut.
Federici lab, Entomology

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Genomics Information

Institute of Integrative Genome Biology
2150 Batchelor Hall

Tel: (951) 827-7177
E-mail: Aurelia Espinoza, Managing Director