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Confocal Microscope

Confocal Microscopy

 

70452 Confocal Microscope

Confocal microscopy utilizes the basic principles of fluorescence microscopy, but unlike regular epifluorescence (widefield) microscopes, confocal microscopes take advantage of pinhole apertures to preferentially permit focused (or "aligned") light through each pinhole to provide a visual representation of the specimen. This feature provides enhanced contrast and superior optical sectioning capabilities; therefore, this technique is ideal for thicker specimens such as multiple cell layers or tissues.

Location: School of Pharmacy
1300 Coulter - B33

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Fees: Hourly user fee: $20
Hourly rate for technician: $40

Faculty Contact:
Dr. Ulrich Bickel
Office: SOP 442
Phone: 414-9236
Email: ulrich.bickel@ttuhsc.edu

Staff Contact (for training and assistance):
Dr. Zijuan Liu
Office: 2100A ARB
Phone: 414-9199
Email: zijuan.liu@ttuhsc.edu

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