Biomedical Imaging Research Unit


Tecnai™ G² Spirit Twin transmission electron microscope

Specifications

  • 120kV
  • Supplier: FEI

Applications

  • 2D and 3D tomographic imaging

Camera

  • Olympus-Soft Imaging Systems Morada

Software

  • Xplore3D (tomographic reconstruction)
  • Visage Imaging Amira (3D visualisation and analysis)

 

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Tissue processing

The Biomedical Imaging Research Unit is well-equipped for tissue processing, resin-embedding and ultrathin sectioning for transmission electron microscopy. Some of the equipment can be viewed here. Training is provided by BIRU staff. A tissue processing service is also available through the Histology Section led by Satya Amirapu.

 

Images

View TEM images

 

Funded by

The University of Auckland

View photos of the launch event

 

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