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Laser Capture Microscope (Applied Biosystems Arcturus LCM System with a Leica Microscope)

Equipment Location: 
Basement, Room B04
Equipment Manager: 
Cyril Eleftheriou, Ph.D.
Laser Capture Microscope Photo


Setup is available for extracting cells or tissue regions. Sample preparation consists of fixed or frozen tissue sections placed on specialized microscope slides. Particular cells, groups of cells, or other features are encircled on the screen by the researcher, and automatically cut out and directed into an Eppendorf tube by a pulsed laser.