IVIS -

IVIS In Vivo Imaging System

Infrastructure

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences

Type of infrastructure

  • Equipment

Description

The IVIS Spectrum in vivo imaging system uses a novel imaging technology to facilitate non-invasive longitudinal monitoring of disease progression, cell trafficking and gene expression. In vivo bioluminescent and fluorescent signal sources can be detected in mice or rats. Imaging can be done longitudinally without killing animals.

Equipment and resources

IVIS spectrum imaging unit, anesthesia system and Living Image analytical software.

Services provided

Training for the IVIS use is provided.
Data is stored in computer and transferred to external hard discs.

Management of the infrastructure

Managed by Artur Schmidtchen's Research Group,
In charge: Manoj Puthia (Training, maintenance, management)
Economy and billing: Magnus Zätterström.

Available for loan

Available for loan - internal and external

Terms of access:

Upon ethical approval for in vivo use, training will be provided and access will be given.