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  • Live Cell Imaging

    Shifting perspective from single microscope components to a full working live cell imaging solution, Leica Microsystems integrates microscope, LAS X imaging software, cameras, and dedicated…
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  • Super-Resolution

    Leica Microsystems is a pioneer in super-resolution microscopy working closely in collaboration with top scientists in this field. Leica Microsystems is the only supplier of both, widefield and…
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  • Cancer Research

    Cancer is a complex and heterogeneous disease caused by cells deficient in growth regulation. Genetic and epigenetic changes in one or a group of cells disrupt normal function and result in…
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  • Organoids and 3D Cell Culture

    One of the most exciting recent advancements in life science research is the development of 3D cell culture systems, such as organoids, spheroids, or organ-on-a-chip models. A 3D cell culture is an…
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  • Neuroscience

    Are you working towards a better understanding of neurodegenerative diseases or studying the function of the nervous system? See how you can make breakthroughs with imaging solutions from Leica…
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  • Fluorescence Microscopy

    Fluorescence is one of the most commonly used physical phenomena in biological and analytical microscopy, mainly because of its high sensitivity and high specificity. Find out how fluorescence…
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  • Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging

    Fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) is an imaging technique that makes use of the inherent properties of fluorescent dyes. Aside from having characteristic emission spectra, each…
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  • Leica Cell Biology

    Cell Biology

    When your research is centered on understanding the cellular basis of human health and disease, it is critical to investigate the cells of interest in spatiotemporal and molecular detail.…
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  • Virology

    Do your research interests focus on viral infection and disease? Find out how you can gain insights into virology with solutions for imaging and sample preparation from Leica Microsystems.
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  • Model Organisms in Research

    A model organism is a species used by researchers to study specific biological processes. They have similar genetic characteristics to humans and are commonly used in research areas such as genetics,…
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    Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    How Can Immunofluorescence Aid Virology Research?

    Modern virology research has become as crucial now as ever before due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. There are many powerful technologies and assays that virologists can apply to their research into…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Super-Resolution

    Time-resolved STED microscopy

    Introduced more than 30 years ago, stimulated emission depletion (STED) microscopy has raised to a standard and widely used method for imaging in the life sciences. Thanks to continuous technological…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    Obtain maximum information from your specimen with LIGHTNING

    LIGHTNING is an adaptive process for extraction of information that reveals fine structures and details, otherwise simply not visible, fully automatically. Unlike traditional technologies, that use a…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    Infection of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 can be blocked by a human monoclonal antibody

    Vaccines and targeted therapeutics for treatment of the respiratory disease COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, are currently lacking. Based on the results of this study, it was reported…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    Expanding the frontiers of confocal live cell imaging

    To address the specific challenges of live cell confocal imaging and help researchers get closer to the truth, Leica Microsystems has re-imagined confocal microscopy, designing its entirely new…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    Nanoscopy meets Lifetime: Introducing τ-STED

    τ-STED combines the optical signals from STED and the photophysical information from the fluorescence lifetime at unprecedented speeds. This approach to STED uses phasor analysis in a novel way.…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    Explore Innovative Techniques to Separate Fluorophores with Overlapping Spectra

    In this article we explore several strategies you can take to improve the separation of fluorophores and increase the number of fluorescent probes you can distinguish in your sample.
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  • Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    Add an Extra Dimension to Confocal Results with TauSense

    Leica Microsystems’ TauSense technology is a set of imaging modes based on fluorescence lifetime. Found at the core of the STELLARIS confocal platform, it will revolutionize your imaging experiments.…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    How to Uncover Hidden Dimensions in Research with Lifetime Imaging

    The vast majority of imaging experiments measure fluorescence intensity but there is another key property of fluorescence—its lifetime, which is information that comes “for free” with every…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    Learn how to Remove Autofluorescence from your Confocal Images

    Autofluorescence can significantly reduce what you can see in a confocal experiment. This article explores causes of autofluorescence as well as different ways to remove it, from simple media fixes to…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Quantitative Imaging

    What is FLIM - Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging?

    The fluorescence lifetime is a measure of how long a fluorophore remains on average in its excited state before returning to the ground state by emitting a fluorescence photon.
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