Microscopy Core - VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
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Microscopy Core

microscopic images
Brain Tissue Red-Amaloyd plaques, Green-microglial, Blue-DAPI (left) and Single Cell Prophase Red-Actin, Green-Mitochondria, Blue nuclear envelope (right)

Leica SP8 Confocal w/ White Light Laser

  • White light laser capabilities:
    • Excites up to 8 tunable laser lines simultaneously
    • 470-670nm excitation range with 1nm resolution
  • Time gated detectors and motorized prism detector system:
    • Allows for Lambda scans
    • High microscope setting variation allows for best quality images per samples
  • Near real time deconvolution per pixel
Zeiss Axioplan

Zeiss Axioplan

  • O2 and CO2 stage incubator capable of doing hypoxia experiments
  • Zeiss deconvolution software available
  • DIC hardware
Zeiss Discovery V20

Zeiss Discovery V20

  • Fluorescent and video capabilities Stereo scope
  • 5xand 1x objectives





  • 4 color Fluorescence
  • High Throughput
  • Multiple well plate imaging
  • User Friendly

Contact: vacoreresearch@gmail.com



ECHCS Research Service
1700 N Wheeling St.
Aurora, CO 80045