Microscopy Imaging Workstation
Station 2- Brightfield & Epifluorescence
The core has a Zeiss Axio Imager A1 upright microscope with multiple objectives (4X, 10X, 20X, 40X, 100X), and an HBO lamp source. For fluorescence, the microscope is equipped with Zeiss filter set 17 (excitation: BP 485/20nm, emission: BP 515-565nm), filter set 20 (excitation: BP 546/12nm, emission: BP 575-640nm), filter set 49 (excitation: G 365nm, emission: BP 445/50nm), and filter set 50 (excitation: BP 640/30nm, emission: BP 690/50nm). For image capturing, the microscope is fitted with a Spot Pursuit 4MP digital camera that is used together with Image Pro Plus 6.3 software for image analysis of fluorescent-labeled samples.