Epifluorescence microscope Olympus BX51 with quantitative phase microscopy facility from IATIA Ltd.

Technical Data:

mercury lamp Olympus U-RLF-T
color camera CCD QImaging
filter set: U-MNU2 (360 nm – 370 nm), U-MNG2 (530 nm – 550 nm)

Applications:

  • identification of DNA strains and their damages induced by ionized radiation
  • visualisation of DNA double strain breaks
  • distinguishing between live, apoptotic and necrotic cells
  • recognition of early and late stages of apoptisis

Department in which the equipment is in use:

Department of Experimental Physics of Complex Systems (NZ52)