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Leitz Aristoplan Fluorescent Microscope



The Leitz microscope is capable of brightfield, DIC and fluorescence imaging.

It has three fluorescent filter cubes:


UV//blue bandpass

blue//green bandpass

green//red longpass

Basic Light Microscope Setup Procedure

Leitz Camera, Fluorescence, Phase contrast and DIC setup Procedures

Leica MZ-8


GFP dissect scope

The stereo microscope uses the same camera and is also equipped with a blue LED excition source for green emmission, perfect for GFP and YFP imaging.