Fluorescence live-cell imaging for simultaneous comparative studies
CytoSMART Technologies has announced the launch of two new fluorescence live-cell imaging systems – the Lux3 FL Duo Kit and the Multi Lux3 FL.
The CytoSMART Lux3 FL Duo Kit is a compact and cost-effective imaging system consisting of two fluorescence microscopes, designed for side-by-side comparison of cell cultures. The CytoSMART Multi Lux3 FL fluorescence live-cell imaging system consists of four compact Lux3 FL devices, equipped with two fluorescence (green and red) and one brightfield channel, and designed for long-term comparative studies and larger research teams.
Both systems operate from within a standard CO2-incubator or hypoxia chamber, allowing analysis of cells in their desired culture environment. Each system of two and four microscopes is connected to a single laptop, maximising laboratory space. Monitoring and analysis of the running experiments can be done at any time from anywhere via the CytoSMART Cloud.
Jan-Willem van Bree (CTO at CytoSMART Technologies) said: "Last year we launched our first fluorescence live-cell imager, the CytoSMART Lux3 FL, and our customers were pleased with its performance and expanded research possibilities. This year we decided to scale up fluorescence live-cell imaging possibilities by launching two new advanced systems: the Lux3 FL Duo Kit and the Multi Lux3 FL.
“We always aim to develop and offer versatile and flexible solutions to life scientists. For example, the Multi Lux3 FL can run up to four individual imaging experiments simultaneously, without affecting the time-lapse imaging experiments of other laboratory members. This is very convenient laboratory equipment as every research group that studies cell viability, co-culture models, single-cell migration, and many other cell-based assays can benefit from it."