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The Leica AM TIRF MC platform is capable of TIRF imaging of live cell cultures grown in glass bottom dishes. It is capable of automated alignment, has an adjustable TIRF depth, can image up to four channels, and is equipped with an environmental chamber for temperature, CO2, and humidity control.

  • Leica DMI6000 B motorized microscope
  • Environmental chamber for tempearure, CO2, and humidity control.
  • Auto-alignement of TIRF illumination
  • Hamamatsu imagEM backthinned EM-CCD camera (512 x 512 pixels), model C9100-13
  • EL-6000 metal halide fluorescence light source for epifluorescence imaging
  • 4 diode lasers for TIRF imaging - 405, 488, 561, and 635 nm).
  • TIRF cubes for CFP, YFP, GFP, and RFP
  • Available Objective list (BOLD are usually installed on TIRF rig):