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Cytation 1 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader



Detektionsmethode UV-Vis absorbance
Fluorescence intensity
Fluorescence polarization
Time-resolved fluorescence
Lesemethoden Endpoint, kinetic, spectral scanning, well area scanning
Mikroplattenformate Monochromator: 6- to 384-well plates
Filters: 6- to 1536-well plates
Imaging: 6- to 1536-well plates
weitere Laborartikel Microscope slides, Petri and cell culture dishes, cell culture flasks (T25), counting chambers (hemocytometer)
Take3 Micro-Volume Plates
Temperaturkontrolle 4-Zone incubation to 45 °C with Condensation Control™; Variation +0.2 °C at 37 °C
Schütteln Linear, orbital, double orbital
Software Gen5™ Microplate Reader and Imager Software
Gen5 Image+ and Image Prime software available for full image analysis
Gen5 Secure available for 21 CFR Part 11
Automatisation BioStack and 3rd party automation compatible
BioSpa 8 Automated Incubator compatible
CO 2 und O 2 -Kontrolle (optional) 0 - 20% CO2 control and 1 – 19% O2 control, with optional Gas Controller
Models for both CO2 and O2 or CO2 only are available


Imaging-Methode Fluorescence
High Contrast Brightfield (2.5x Zeiss, 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x and 60x)
Bildgebendes Verfahren Single color, multi-color, montage, time lapse, z-stacking
Bildprozessierung Z-projection, image stitching
Kamera 16-bit gray scale, Sony CCD
Objektiv-Kapazität 2 user-replaceable objectives
erhältliche Objektive 1.25x, 2.5x (2.25x eff),2.5x (2.75x eff), 4x,10x, 20x, 40x, 60x
Filtercubes-Kapazität 4 user-replaceable fluorescence cubes plus brightfield channel
verfügbare Imaging Filtercubes DAPI, CFP, GFP, YFP, RFP, Texas Red, CY5, CY7,Acridine Orange (ACR OR), CFP-YFP FRET, propidium,Iodide, chlorophyll, phycoerythrin, CY5.5, TagBFP, Alexa568, Ex377 / Em647
erhältliche Imaging LED Cubes 365 nm, 390 nm, 465 nm, 505 nm, 523 nm, 590 nm, 623 nm, 655 nm, 740 nm
Automatisierte Funktionen Autofocus, auto LED intensity, auto exposure
Autofokus Methode Image-based autofocus
User-trained autofocus
Laser autofocus (option)
Positionskontrolle Software control
Bildaufnahmerate Image-based autofocus:
96 wells, 1 color (DAPI), 4x, 6 minutes
96 wells, 3 colors, 4x, 12 minutes

Laser autofocus:
96 wells, 1 color (DAPI), 4x, <3 minutes
96 wells, 3 colors, 4x, <7 minutes, 30 seconds Burst Mode: 10 fps, single well, single color at <= 50ms integration time
Varianten der Image Analyse Software Gen5 Image+: Image analysis
Gen5 Image Prime: Advanced image analysis
Gen5 Secure Image+: Advanced image analysis, 21 CFR Part 11 features


Lichtquelle Xenon flash
Detektor PMT
Wellenlängenauswahl Deep blocking band pass filters / dichroic mirrors
Wellenlängenbereich Filters: 200 - 700 nm (850 nm option)
Dynamischer Bereich 7 decades
Sensitivität Fluorescein: 0.25 pM (0.025 fmol/well, 384-well plate)
Lesegeschwindigkeit (Kinetik) 96 wells: 11 seconds
384 wells: 22 seconds


Wellenlängenbereich 300 - 700 nm
Dynamischer Bereich >6 decades
Sensitivität 10 amol ATP (flash)
100 amol (glow)


Lichtquelle Xenon flash
Detektor PMT
Wellenlängenauswahl Filters
Wellenlängenbereich 400 nm – 700 nm
Sensitivität 1.2 mP standard deviation at 1 nM fluorescein

Zeitaufgelöste Fluoreszenz

Lichtquelle Xenon flash
Detektor PMT
Wellenlängenauswahl Filters
Sensitivität Europium 40 fM (4 amol/well, 384-well plate)


Lichtquelle Xenon flash
Detektor photodiode
Wellenlängenauswahl Monochromator
Wellenlängenbereich 200 – 999 nm, 1 nm increment
Monochromator Bandbreite 2.4 nm
Dynamischer Bereich 0 – 4.0 OD
Auflösung 0.0001 OD
Schichtdickenkorrektur yes
Monochromator Wellenlängengenauigkeit + 2 nm
Monochromator Wellenlängenwiederholbarkeit + 0.2 nm
OD-Genauigkeit <1% at 2.0 OD
<3% at 3.0 OD
OD-Linearität <1% from 0 to 3.0 OD
OD-Wiederholbarkeit <0.5% at 2.0 OD
Streulicht 0.03% at 230 nm
Lesegeschwindigkeit (Kinetik) 96 wells: 11 seconds
384 wells: 22 seconds

Reagent Injectors (option)

Detektionsmethoden All modes
Nummer 2 syringe pumps
Laborartikel 6- to 384-well plates, Petri and cell culture dishes
Totvolumen 1.1 mL with back flush
Dispensiervolumen 5 - 1000 µL in 1 µL increments
Plattengeometrie 6- to 384-well microplates
Dispensiergenauigkeit +1 µL or 2%
Dispensierpräzision <2% at 50 – 200 µL

Technische Merkmale

Leistung 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (24VDC external power supply, 150W min)
Maße 20" D x 16.5" W x 17.5" H
(50.8 cm x 41.91 cm x 44.5 cm)
Gewicht 65 lbs (29 Kg)


Regularien CE and TUV marked. Models for In Vitro Diagnostic use are available.

Spezifikationsänderungen vorbehalten. Die angegebenen Leistungswerte repräsentieren die durchschnittlichen Werkstestwerte.


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