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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!
Co-detection of 10 extracellular matrix proteins and 3 topographical tissue landmarks by multiplex immunostaining within a single high-grade fibrous hotspot from a human hepatocellular carcinoma

In Situ Identification of Cancer Stem Cell Niches in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Discover how multiplexed imaging technology uncovers cancer stem cell niches in Hepatocellular Carcinoma using multiplex immunodetection, revealing extracellular matrix dynamics. Explore precise…
Esophageal tissue with a squamous cell carcinoma labelled with the 4 biomarkers PanCk, DAPI, NaKATPase, and Vimentin.

Discover how Multiplexed Bioimaging can Advance Cancer Research

Explore multiplexing with up to 60 biomarkers, enabling advanced tumor imaging approaches to gather precise, spatially-resolved single-cell data that helps enhance cancer research and clinical…
Application example of hyperspectral imaging

Potential of Multiplex Confocal Imaging for Cancer Research and Immunology

Explore the new frontiers of multi-color fluorescent imaging: from image acquisition to analysis
Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma with 11 Apoptosis biomarkers shown – BAK, BAX, BCL2, BCLXL, Caspase9, CIAP1, NaKATPase, PCK26, SMAC, Vimentin, and XIAP.

Multiplexing with Luke Gammon: Advance your Spatial Biology Research

Learn how multiplexing imaging and spatial biology can help researchers better understand complex biological systems. In this interview, Dr. Gammon and Dr. Pointu of Leica Microsystems discuss pain…
Multi-tissue array with 4 markers shown including DAPI, NaKATPase, PanCk, and Vimentin.

Spatial Biology: Learning the Landscape

Spatial Biology: Understanding the organization and interaction of molecules, cells, and tissues in their native spatial context
Cell counts for each biomarker were divided by total number of cells to give a percentage of biomarker positive cells out of total cells for each biomarker.

Methods to Improve Reproducibility in Spatial Biology Research

Establish reproducibility results for a Cell DIVE multiplexed imaging study in cancer research using the BAB 200 automated system from ASLS and validated antibodies from CST
PDAC Multiplexed imaging of CST panels enables an examination of immune cell components in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (IPDAC) tissue on a single slide.

Characterizing tumor environment to reveal insights and spatial resolution

Antibodies from Cell Signaling Technology are validated for use with the Cell DIVE multiplexing workflow and used to probe cell lineages in the tumor microenvironment
How is microscopy used in spatial biology - Teaserimage

How is Microscopy Used in Spatial Biology? A Microscopy Guide

Different spatial biology methods in microscopy, such as multiplex imaging, are helping to better understand tissue landscapes. Learn more in this microscopy guide.

Confocal Imaging of Immune Cells in Tissue Samples

In this webinar, you will discover how to perform 10-color acquisition using a confocal microscope. The challenges of imaged-based approaches to identify skin immune cells. A new pipeline to assess…
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