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Art of Science Gallery 02

Zeiss LSM 710 Confocal Microscope

Image provided by Mayandi Sivaguru, Core Facilities

Research funded by the Institute for Genomic Biology

Like the previous similar image, this image allows researchers to test a microscope’s point spread function, a measure of the limits of resolution of the instrument. The relative clarity of the microscopic fluorescent beads shown here demonstrate the quality of the microscope.