LCM is principally used to dissect and collect samples from histological sections and cell cultures, down to one-cell level and even below. A typical downstream application is RNA or DNA isolation.
Zeiss PALM MicroBeam laser microdissection instrument is located at the EE building (Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2), 3rd floor, lab 3121.
The instrument is built on the Axio Observer.Z1 body. It has a basic epifluorescence equipment, two digital cameras and a hood. For complete specifications, please see the list below.