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In-Vivo Xtreme Core Facility

Quillen College of Medicine

In-Vivo Xtreme Core Facility

In-vivo Xtreme Imaging System

Our Facility

The In-Vivo Xtreme Imaging System (Bruker BioSpin Corp., Billerica, MA) is an optical and X-ray small animal imaging system that can noninvasively view and measure the levels of optically tagged molecules in a live animal. 

Typically, the molecules to be viewed (e.g. proteins) are tagged by fluorescence or bioluminescence.   The imaging system allows delivery of gas anesthesia to animals prior to imaging.



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