Science Lab

Science Lab

Science Lab

The knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems offers scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. Explore interactive tutorials and application notes, discover the basics of microscopy as well as high-end technologies – become part of the Science Lab community and share your expertise!

Precise Spatial Proteomic Information in Tissues

Despite the availability of imaging-based and mass-spectrometry-based methods for spatial proteomics, a key challenge remains connecting images with single-cell-resolution protein abundance…

20 Years of Leica Laser Microdissection

Phenotype-genotype correlations are key for insight. From Eye to Insight is therefore fitting perfectly to Leica Microsystems and in particular to laser microdissection. Laser Microdissection, also…

How to improve your Biomarker Discovery Workflow with Laser Microdissection

Biomarkers can be used as indicators of certain diseases, such as cancer. The tumor microenvironment moved into the spotlight in this concern. It is in close interaction with the tumor itself.…

Observing the effect on transcription factor signaling and chromatin landscapes in cells infected with the human coronavirus 229E

Viral infection triggers an inflammatory cellular response which is characterized by altered gene expression. In this study, the influence of coronaviruses on cellular NF-κB (transcription factor)…

Medicinal Use of Qianhu Plant Roots

This study focused on tissue-specific metabolite profiling and comparison of various parts of bolting and unbolting Peucedanum praeruptorum Dunn (Qianhu in Chinese). The qualitative and quantitative…

Improving RNA Analysis with Laser Microdissection

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder connected with cell death of dopamine-releasing neurons in the brain. Differences in gene expression between individual…

How to improve your Alzheimer Protein Analysis with Laser Microdissection

Brain Research: Collect pure starting material for proteomics - Improve your workflow with Laser Microdissection - Many brain diseases result from protein malfunction, misfolding and agglutination.…

How to improve your DNA Mutation Analysis Workflow with Laser Microdissection

DNA mutations lead to abnormal proteins or missing functional proteins, which can cause cells to multiply uncontrollably and become cancerous. To find and understand the underlying mutation for a…

Workflows & Protocols: Plant Laser Microdissection

During Leica workshops for LMD users in Brazil, hosted by the Federal University of Paraná/UFPR (UFPR) at the Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura/USP (CENA), the power of laser microdissection…
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