Institute for Integrative Genome Biology

Arcturus XT

Microscopy Instruments


Leica Inverted SP5 Confocal Microscope

Leica SP5 Inverted Confocal Microscope

  • Routine XYZ confocal imaging
  • XZ vertical optical section imaging
  • XY-lambda spectral analysis
  • XT, XYT, XZT, XYZT kinetics physiology imaging
  • Photobleaching, photoactivation and photoconversion
  • Multiwell plate imaging
  • Two spectral PMT detectors and one spectral HyD detector
  • AOBS with notch filters for complete elimination of back-reflected laser light
  • 405nm laser for DAPI and photoconversion
  • Multiline Argone laser (458, 476, 488, 496, 514nm) for FITC, CFP, GFP, YFP
  • 543nm HeNe laser for Rhodamine and RFP
  • 594nm HeNe laser for Texas Red
  • 633nm HeNe laser for Cy5
  • Motirized stage for montage and mark-and-find navigation
  • Bright field, DIC, or polarized transmitted light detector
  • 5x/1.15, 10x/0.4 dry; 20x/0.75IMM; 40x/1.1W 63x/1.4oil objectives
Technical Tips
  • Best DIC imaging in the core
  • Most versatile fluorescence excitation and emission capabilities
  • Lens inverter is available for top-down imaging
Sample Uses:
  • Fluorescent proteins in live plants, insects, fungi and animal cells
  • Material science imaging of opaque samples
  • Immuno-stained fixed biomedical tissues

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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