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!
Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma with 11 cancer immunity and progression biomarkers shown –CD3, CD4, CD20, CD31, CD45, Collagen, HLA1, NaKATPase, PCK26, SMA1, and Vimentin.

Open Multiplexing: Transforming Tissue Research with Cell DIVE

Watch this webinar to discover how open multiplexing adapts to meet the needs of your multiplexing imaging study.
Normal colon imaged with Cell DIVE. 8 biomarkers are shown: CD20, CD4, CD31, SOX9, Vimentin, Ki67, Panck and SMA.

Identifying Fibroblast Phenotypes with Multiplex Imaging

Identifying fibroblasts phenotypes can help researchers understand the relationship between distinct diseases and inflammation mechanisms. Fibroblasts perform a wide variety of immune and repair roles…
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma tissue section imaged with Cell DIVE

Multiplexed Imaging Types, Benefits and Applications

Multiplexed imaging is an emerging and exciting way to extract information from human tissue samples by visualizing many more biomarkers than traditional microscopy. By observing many biomarkers…
Normal skin imaged with Cell DIVE, 11 biomarkers shown.

Tumor MHC Expression and Intralesional IL2 Response in Melanoma

Genomics profiling and Cell DIVE multiplex imaging allows researchers to understand the immune cell phenotypes that most strongly predict response to IL2 immunotherapy in melanoma patients suffering…
Colon Adenocarcinoma. Four biomarkers shown: NaK, CD8, CD4 and Sma1. T-Cells shown in red and yellow.

Multiplex Imaging Reveals Survival Markers after Cancer Care

Colorectal cancer is a high incidence and high mortality cancer. Currently, postoperative chemotherapy benefits only a minority of patients, and thus, new tools are necessary to screen patients and…
Colon adenocarcinoma with 13 biomarkers shown

Hyperplex Cancer Tissue Analysis at Single Cell Level with Cell DIVE

The ability to study how lymphoma cell heterogeneity is influenced by the cells’ response to their microenvironment, especially at the mutational, transcriptomic, and protein levels. Protein…
Raw widefield (left) and THUNDER (right) image of Ewing Sarcoma cells (SK-ES-1).

Visualizing the Mitotic Spindle in Cancer Cells

This article demonstrates how this research is aided by visualizing more details of mitotic spindles in Ewing Sarcoma cells using the THUNDER Imager Tissue and Large Volume Computational Clearing…
H&E stained micrograph of an intramucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma (left) enhanced with Aivia’s Pixel Classifier (right)

Simplifying the Cancer Biology Image Analysis Workflow

As cancer biology data sets grow, so do the challenges in microscopy image analysis. Aivia experts cover how to overcome these challenges with AI.

Imaging of Anti-Cancer Drug Uptake in Spheroids using DLS

Spheroid 3D cell culture models mimic the physiology and functions of living tissues making them a useful tool to study tumor morphology and screen anti-cancer drugs. The drug AZD2014 is a recognized…
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