Spectral Confocal Microscope (SCM)

Instrument Details

Make : Leica TCS SP8 

Application

(i) Widely applicable in cell biology, microbiology, developmental biology.

(ii) Imaging, quantitative and qualitative analysis of cells, tissues, fungal elements etc. (iii) Already in use for evaluation of eye diseases, endoscopic procedures etc.

(iv) To study    cellular  localisation of  ions, macromolecules(DNA,  RNA, proteins),cytoskeletal elements, cell organelles etc

Advantage 

(i) Imaging live cells and capturing their dynamics is possible.

(ii) Image of whole tissues/organs at maximum depth possible at highest resolution

Fee details and submission of application

For fee details, please visit https://kusicc.ac.in/analysis-rates/. The request form for the instrument shall be downloaded from https://kusicc.ac.in/downloads/. Read the instructions given in the form and at the bottom of the analysis rates page carefully before submitting the application. Proper method and area of focus for result has to be mentioned for accuracy.

Location: Central Laboratory for instrumentation and facilitation, University of Kerala, Karivattom campus Trivandrum