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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

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Core Facilities

Zeiss LSM 700 ConfocalThe LSM 700 is a four laser, point scanning confocal with a single pinhole.  The ZEN software matches the control software for the Zeiss 710.  A Variable Secondary Dichroic separates the emission light between the two detectors.

LSM 700 capabilities

  • Excitation lines 405nm 488nm 555nm and 633nm
  • 2 channel spectral detection
  • Uses the same Zen software that controls the LSM 710
  • Objectives:10x/0.3, 20X/0.8, 40X/1.3DIC, 63X/1.4 Oil DIC
  • 3D datasets can be rendered with Imaris and Analyze.

LSM 700 Brochure

Zen-lite Software download

  • Manufacturer: Zeiss
  • Equipment Model: Zeiss LSM 700
  • Location: 14B, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
  • Contact Person: Kingsley Boateng, 217-300-1642, kboateng@illinois.edu
  • Fees & Consumables: See fees page