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6 Corona rules for BCF / AG Magin instruments in the SIKT building:

1.) carefully wash your hands before and after the session or disinfect with Sterilium. 2.) always use fresh gloves when using the instruments. 3.) wear your safety glasses, or clean the eyepieces on the microscope. 4.) only one user per room/microscope per session is permitted. 5.) cover your face, wear a face-covering in the rooms. 6.) allow a break of at least 15 minutes between sessions of different persons.

Covid-19: restrictions to the use of microscopes at SIKT and VMF from 18th March

Please check our COVID-19 rules before for using our microscopes.

macrophages & fibroblasts in a 3D collagen matrix, Zeiss AxioObserver.Z1, 3D long-term tracking [Katja Franke]

macrophages & fibroblasts in a 3D collagen matrix, Zeiss AxioObserver.Z1, 3D long-term tracking [Katja Franke]

Drosophila tracheal system (Chitin green), LSM780-Airyscan, [Matthias Behr]

Drosophila tracheal system (Chitin green), LSM780-Airyscan, [Matthias Behr]

Drosophila ring gland (Fasciclin 2 green, Obst-A red; Nuclei blue), LSM780, Imaris-3D, [Matthias Behr]

Drosophila ring gland (Fasciclin 2 green, Obst-A red; Nuclei blue), LSM780, Imaris-3D, [Matthias Behr]

Mutant human keratinocytes  (Keratin 14 red; Desmoplakin green; Nuclei blue), LSM780-Airyscan, [Katrin Rietscher]

Mutant human keratinocytes (Keratin 14 red; Desmoplakin green; Nuclei blue), LSM780-Airyscan, [Katrin Rietscher]

WT mouse epidermis (Keratin5/14 green; Keratin1/10 red; Basal lamina purple; Nuclei blue), LSM780, ZEN-3D, [Janina Bär]

WT mouse epidermis (Keratin5/14 green; Keratin1/10 red; Basal lamina purple; Nuclei blue), LSM780, ZEN-3D, [Janina Bär]

Normal human keratinocytes (Keratin14 red; Desmoplakin green, Nuclei blue), LSM780-Airyscan , ZEN-3D, [Katrin Rietscher]

Normal human keratinocytes (Keratin14 red; Desmoplakin green, Nuclei blue), LSM780-Airyscan , ZEN-3D, [Katrin Rietscher]

3D Image of a collagen matrix (TAMRA),  LSM700, ZEN-3D, [Katja Franke]

3D Image of a collagen matrix (TAMRA), LSM700, ZEN-3D, [Katja Franke]

Brain section, mouse, endothelial cells (Cy2, isolectin B4, green) & Astroglia (Cy3, GFAP, red) & Microglia (Cy5, Streptavidin, blue), Leica SP8, Imaris, [Johannes Kacza]

Brain section, mouse, endothelial cells (Cy2, isolectin B4, green) & Astroglia (Cy3, GFAP, red) & Microglia (Cy5, Streptavidin, blue), Leica SP8, Imaris, [Johannes Kacza]