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Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.

Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: Life Science, Industry and Medical.

The company is represented in over 100 countries with 6 manufacturing facilities in 5 countries, sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.

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Laser Microdissection Protocols for Tissue and Cell Isolation - Download free eBook

In this Bio-protocol Selections, we present a collection of open-access, detailed methods papers using LCM to purify and isolate tissues and cells from plants, mouse embryos, cancer cells, neurons,…
The role of extracellular signalling mechanisms in the correct development of the human brain

How do Cells Talk to Each Other During Neurodevelopment?

Professor Silvia Capello presents her group’s research on cellular crosstalk in neurodevelopmental disorders, using models such as cerebral organoids and assembloids.
Intestinal organoids label with FUCCI reporter to follow cell cycle dynamics. Courtesy of Franziska Moos. Liberali lab. FMI Basel (Switzerland).

Dual-View LightSheet Microscope for Large Multicellular Systems

Visualizing the dynamics of complex multicellular systems is a fundamental goal in biology. To address the challenges of live imaging over large spatiotemporal scales, Franziska Moos et. al. present…

A Meta-cancer Analysis of the Tumor Spatial Microenvironment

Learn how clustering analysis of Cell DIVE datasets in Aivia can be used to understand tissue-specific and pan-cancer mechanisms of cancer progression
Multiplexed Cell DIVE imaging of Colon Adenocarcinoma (CAC) tissue. A panel of approximately 30 biomarkers targeted towards various leukocyte lineages, epithelial, stromal, and endothelial cell types was utilized to characterize the tumor immune microenvironment in human colon adenocarcinoma (CAC) tissue.

Mapping the Landscape of Colorectal Adenocarcinoma with Imaging and AI

Discover deep insights in colon adenocarcinoma and other immuno-oncology realms through the potent combination of multiplexed imaging of Cell DIVE and Aivia AI-based image analysis
Clustering based analysis reveals various immune cell populations enriched in tumor cells within CT26.WT syngeneic mouse tumor models.

Spatial Architecture of Tumor and Immune Cells in Tumor Tissues

Dig deep into the spatial biology of cancer progression and mouse immune-oncology in this poster, and learn how tumor metabolism can effect immune cell function.
Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma with 11 Aerobic Glycolysis/Warburg Effect biomarkers shown – BCAT, Glut1, HK2, HTR2B, LDHA, NaKATPase, PCAD, PCK26, PKM2, SMA1, and Vimentin.

IBEX, Cell DIVE, and RNA-Seq: A Multi-omics Approach to Follicular Lymphoma

In a recent study by Radtke et al., a multi-omics spatial biology approach helps shed light on early relapsing lymphoma patients
40x magnification of organoids cluster taken on Mateo TL.Cell type: esophageal squamous carcinoma; scale  bar 15µm. Courtesy of bioGenous, China.

Overcoming Observational Challenges in Organoid 3D Cell Culture

Learn how to overcome challenges in observing organoid growth. Read this article and discover new solutions for real-time monitoring which do not disturb the 3D structure of the organoids over time.
Image of burrs (red arrows) at the edge of a battery electrode acquired with a DVM6 digital microscope.

Burr Detection During Battery Manufacturing

See how optical microscopy can be used for burr detection on battery electrodes and determination of damage potential to achieve rapid and reliable quality control during battery manufacturing.
Particles observed on the surface of a particle trap which could be used for technical cleanliness during battery production.

Battery Particle Detection During the Production Process

How battery particle detection and analysis is enhanced with optical microscopy and laser spectroscopy for rapid, reliable, and cost-effective QC during battery production is explained in this…
THUNDER image of brain-capillary endothelial-like cells derived from human iPSCs (induced pluripotent stem cells) where cyan indicates nuclei and magenta tight junctions.

Rapid Check of Live Stem Cells in Cell-Culture Inserts set in Multi-Well Plates

See how efficient imaging of live iPSC stem cells within cell-culture inserts set in a multi-well plate can be done to evaluate the cells using a THUNDER Imager. Just read this article.
Camera image during auto alignment. The feedback lines indicate if the correct edges in the image are detected. Green: Vertical center line; Magenta: Upper edge of the light gap; White: Lower edge of the light gap (not visible here, falling together with red line); Red: Knife edge; Blue: Left and right edge of the block face being automatically detected.

Automatic Alignment of Sample and Knife for High Sectioning Quality

Automatic alignment of sample and knife on the ultramicrotome UC Enuity, enabling even untrained users to create ultrathin sections with reduced risk of losing precious sections.
Section ribbons with increasing section thickness - silver to purple ending in blue sections.

High Quality Sectioning in Ultramicrotomy

Discover the significance of achieving high-quality uniform sections with ultramicrotomy for precise imaging in electron microscopy.
Multicolor fixed STED image. Inner ear section, mouse, TauSTED Xtend 589 on AF488 and TauSTED Xtend 775 on AF633-Phalloidin. Sample courtesy of Dennis Derstrof, Klinik für Hals-, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Universität Marburg & Prof. Dr. Dominik Oliver aus dem Institut für Physiologie und Pathophysiologie, Abteilung für Neurophysiologie, Universität Marburg.

Extended Live-cell Imaging at Nanoscale Resolution

Extended live-cell imaging with TauSTED Xtend. Combined spatial and lifetime information allow super-resolution microscopy at extremely low light dose.
Multicolor TauSTED Xtend 775 for Cell Biology applications that require nanoscopy resolution for multiple cellular components. Cells showing vimentin fibrils (AF 594), actin network (ATTO 647N), and nuclear pore basket (CF 680R). Sample courtesy of Brigitte Bergner, Mariano Gonzales Pisfil, Steffen Dietzel, Core Facility Bioimaging, Biomedical Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany.

The Guide to STED Sample Preparation

This guide is intended to help users optimize sample preparation for stimulated emission depletion (STED) nanoscopy, specifically when using the STED microscope from Leica Microsystems. It gives an…
Masson-Goldner staining of a hedgehog brain slice.

How to Streamline Your Histology Workflows

Streamline your histology workflows. The unique Fluosync detection method embedded into Mica enables high-res RGB color imaging in one shot.
An 8-color spectral unmixing result from a hyperspectral SRS (stimulated Raman scattering) dataset, showing the biochemically distinct structures of a fresh, untreated apple slice.

How to Prepare Samples for Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) imaging

Find here guidelines for how to prepare samples for stimulated Raman scattering (SRS), acquire images, analyze data, and develop suitable workflows. SRS spectroscopic imaging is also known as SRS…

RPE65 Gene Therapy Subretinal Injection: Benefits of Intraoperative OCT

Discover how RPE65 gene therapy subretinal injection procedures in patients with Leber congenital amaurosis is supported by intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography.
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