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Leica Microsystems’ Life Science area supports the imaging needs of the scientific community with advanced innovation and technical expertise for the visualization, measurement and analysis of microstructures.

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STELLARIS - Confocal Microscope Platform

STELLARIS

With the STELLARIS confocal platform, we have re-imagined confocal microscopy to get you closer to the truth.

FLEXACAM C1

12 MP stand-alone microscope camera to capture, document, and share images in seconds

THUNDER Imager Model Organism

The THUNDER Imager Model Organism allows fast and easy 3D exploration of whole organisms for developmental or molecular biology research.

THUNDER Imager EM Cryo CLEM

The THUNDER Imager EM Cryo CLEM enables precise identification of cellular structures and smooth, secure transfer of coordinates, images, and samples through your correlative workflow.

K5

sCMOS Microscope Camera

THUNDER Imager Live Cell & 3D Cell Culture & 3D Assay

THUNDER Imagers provide you with a solution for advanced 3D cell culture assays, whether you want to study stem cells, spheroids, or organoids.

THUNDER Imager Tissue

The THUNDER Imager Tissue allows real-time fluorescence imaging of 3D tissue sections typically used in neuroscience and histology research.

SP8 DIVE

The first multiphoton microscope with spectrally tunable detection.

Automated Tissue Processor EM TP

Leica EM TP

With the automated EM TP Tissue Processor, ultrastructures of your tissue samples can be precisely prepared every time.

Automatic Plunge Freezer EM GP2

EM GP2

Automatic Plunge Freezer

Leica M205 FCA & Leica M205 FA

(Semi)-automated fluorescence stereo microscopes

High Speed High Resolution Monochrome Fluorescence sCMOS Camera Leica DFC9000

Leica DFC9000

4.2 MP cooled monochrome fluorescence scmos camera for advanced applications like high-speed live cell imaging, FRAP, and ratio measurement

2.8 MP Color Microscope Camera Leica DFC7000 T

DFC7000 T and DFC7000 GT

Cooled 2.8 megapixel digital microscope cameras

Maximum information from each specimen with LIGHTNING

LIGHTNING

The maximum of information from each specimen

Leica TCS SP8 DLS

Leica TCS SP8 DLS

Combining Light Sheet and Confocal

Leica DM4 B & DM6 B

Increase work efficiency with Leica DM4 B & DM6 B upright digital research microscopes.

Uniquely Ergonomic System Microscope Leica DM1000

Leica DM1000

Uniquely Ergonomic System Microscope

The Leica DM1000 LED combines the advantages of a fully ergonomic system microscope with innovative LED illumination, and unlimited possibilities in mobile use.

Leica DM1000 LED

Uniquely ergonomic system microscope with LED illumination

Ergonomic microscope system Leica DM2500 LED for demanding tasks in life science applications

Leica DM2500 & DM2500 LED

Ergonomic optical microscope systems for routine and research applications

The uniquely ergonomic system microscope Leica DM3000 boosts cytology and pathology workflows thanks to its intelligent automation.

Leica DM3000 & DM3000 LED

Uniquely Ergonomic System Microscopes With Intelligent Automation

EM Sample Preparation Freeze Fracture System Leica EM ACE900

Leica EM ACE900

High-End EM Sample Preparation Freeze Fracture System

Leica EM CTD (accessories not included)

Leica EM CTD

Fast, Reliable Cryo Tool Drying for Efficient Cryo EM workflow

Fluorescence Microscope Camera Leica DFC3000 G

Leica DFC3000 G

1.3 MP monochrome camera for basic fluorescence applications such as documentation of fixed, immunostained samples

Leica EM FC7 ‐ Cryochamber for Leica EM UC7 and EM UC6

Leica EM FC7

Cryochamber for Leica EM UC7 and EM UC6

Inverted Microscope for Cell and Tissue Culture

Leica DMi1

Entry level inverted microscope

Inverted Laboratory Microscope with LED Illumination

Leica DM IL LED

Inverted Laboratory Microscope with LED Illumination

Monochrome Digital Camera for Ultra-fast Live Cell Imaging and Superb Fluorescence Documentation

Leica DFC365 FX

1.4 MP cooled monochrome camera for standard live cell imaging of GFP-expressing cells and tissues

Laser Microdissection Microscope Leica LMD6 & Leica LMD7

Leica LMD6 & LMD7

Laser Microdissection enables users to isolate specific single cells or entire areas of tissue.

Leica DM6 FS fixed stage fluorescence microscope

Leica DM6 FS

Fixed Stage Microscope for Electrophysiology and in vivo Imaging

Leica TL4000 BFDF

Transmitted Light Base For Brightfield and Darkfield Applications Absorbs Shock and Vibrations for High Quality Imaging

Simultaneous use of 1X stereo objective and 10X or 20X compound objective for high resolution imaging.

Leica FluoCombi III

Fluorescence stereomicroscope accessory

LED Multi Contrast Illumination LED3000 MCI

Leica LED3000 MCI

LED Multi Contrast Illumination for Routine Stereo Microscopes

The Leica LAS X Widefield System performs workflow-guided advanced image analysis and includes a full range of image enhancement tools.

LAS X Widefield Systems

Fluorescence Microscope System for Advanced Imaging and Analysis

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Tile mouse scan

Tile scan image of mouse brain tissue section with multicolor immunofluorescent labeling acquired with the DMi8 S system.

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FLEXACAM C1 microscope camera

Capture, document, and share images in seconds

The new 12 MP stand-alone microscope camera, FLEXACAM C1

The STELLARIS 5 system is part of the new confocal microscopy platform STELLARIS from Leica Microsystems.

New Leica platform adds an additional dimension of information to confocal imaging

STELLARIS, designed to empower researchers to drive progress in science, is confocal microscopy re-imagined

End-of-life of Microsoft Windows 7

Upgrade your Confocal Control Workstation. Speak to your Service Engineer or contact our support team to discuss the best option for your confocal...

Wound healing with PAULA

How can PAULA help streamline the workflow for my wound healing assay?

Application for wound healing assays

LMD Software

New LMD Software 8.2.1 for Laser Microdissection

Leica Microsystems has now released version 8.2.1 of the LMS software for Laser Microdissection microscopes. Laser Microdissection is used to dissect...

MDCK cells, Phase Contrast, red outlines are marking the cell borders. Courtesy of Prof. Ralf Jacob, University of Marburg, Germany

Confluency Check with PAULA Cell Imager

Monitor your cell culture around the clock with PAULA and know the perfect time-point for your experiment

Leica Microsystems and University Mainz cooperate for a Microscopy Reference Center

New center with focus on innovation for light microscopy is located at University Medical Center in Mainz, Germany

Free Booklet: EM Sample Preparation Workflow Solutions for Life Science

Find out how Leica supports your workflow and learn about other similar workflows. This publication provides a collection of most frequently used...

SP8 LIGHTNING confocal microscope

Next generation confocal platform for super-resolution live cell imaging in multicolor

Detailed observations of fast biological processes with the SP8 LIGHTNING

Save time for 2D and 3D analysis

LAS X.next, a streamlined software user interface for the DVM6 digital microscope

Microscopy in Virology

The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, causing the Covid-19 disease effects our world in all aspects. Research to find immunization and treatment methods, in…

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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…

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Laser Microdissection Publication List

This list presents current publications in the major application fields for laser microdissection and is updated monthly.

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Image Gallery: THUNDER Imager

To help you answer important scientific questions, THUNDER Imagers eliminate the out-of-focus blur that clouds the view of thick samples when using…

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How to Sanitize a Microscope

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, there are a lot of questions regarding decontamination methods of microscopes for safe usage. This…

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Multiphoton Microscopy Publication List

Multiphoton Microscopy is an advanced technique for imaging thick samples. Applications range from the visualization of the complex architecture of…

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Principles of Multiphoton Microscopy for Deep Tissue Imaging

Basics of multiphoton microscopy. This tutorial explains the principles of multiphoton microscopy for deep tissue imaging. Multiphoton microscopy…

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Key Factors to Consider When Selecting a Stereo Microscope

Stereo microscopes are often nicknamed the “workhorse” of the lab or production site. Users spend many hours looking through the eyepieces inspecting,…

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New Light Shed on the Nanodomain Organization of the Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)

The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is a continuous membrane organelle in charge of protein synthesis, lipid synthesis and detoxification. The ER structure…

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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…

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