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Cellular and Molecular Imaging Core
at The Center for Health and the Environment

Leica LMD6000 Laser Capture Microscope

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Whether for cancer research, pathology, proteomics, and genomics; gene expression profiling; or neuroscience, the new, state-of-the-art laser Microdissection system from Leica Microsystems satisfies the requirements of even the most modern research labs.

Highest precision, improved performance, optimized productivity, and intelligent automation characterize the Microdissection system Leica LMD6000 laser microdissection microscope, with innovations in all areas required for collecting material for analysis.

Key Features

  • High-speed Microdissection - The fastest way from tissue section to reaction buffer
  • New Diode laser for highest cutting speed, power and precision
  • Automated multi well positioning and well inspection function
  • Multi slide holder for higher productivity
  • Automated cell detection and collection SW
  • Cutting over all magnifications in one step
  • High precision systems – When every µm counts
  • Scanning Stage precision of 2 µm repositioning
  • Auto focus
  • Serial section cutting
  • Laser movement by optics not by mechanics
  • Specially developed, wide range of objectives and automated CCIC (1.25x – 150x)
  • Integrated solution for everybody’s needs
  • Automated Fluorescence
  • Non-contact stress-free preparation
  • No mechanical or physical forces are needed
  • Live cell-cutting module

Recharge Rates

$20 per hour for trained and qualified users at UCD ($26 per hour for non-UCD)