Resources

Research topics,
Latest news and updates

RESOURCES

The Importance of Cell Tracking and What It Teaches Us

Cellular heterogeneity essentially observes all dimensions of a single cell. Heterogeneity tracking helps us to measure the functionality of each cell. An example of its common use is to track cancer patients’ cell or tumour growth or decrease over time.

Learn more
News image

RESOURCES

Wound healing assays: Single-cell migration assays

Cell migration is involved in a multitude of critical physiological and pathological processes. Cell motility can be divided into collective and single-cell migration. Single-cell migration is used by cells to move towards and between tissues, and it can be split into amoeboid and mesenchymal migration. A variety of in vitro assays have been developed to study single-cell migration.

Learn more
News image

RESOURCES

Cell proliferation assays supported by live cell imaging

Live-cell imaging supports standard end-point biological assays assessing proliferation, metabolic activity and viability, immunological responses, and DNA damage by enabling monitoring of cellular confluence, proliferation, and viability in real-time.

Learn more
News image

RESOURCES

Seeing is believing: Label-free time-lapse microscopy for quantifying cell proliferation

Cell proliferation assays are used in a wide variety of contexts. For example, proliferation can be used to gauge the health of new transgenic cell lines or to evaluate the success of tissue regeneration experiments. Quantitative cell proliferation assays are also essential for evaluating the dose-response of new pharmaceutical agents, such as in the context of anti-cancer drug development.

Learn more
News image

RESOURCES

Optical Microscopy vs. Digital Microscopy: For cell cultures studies

A variation of the optical microscope is the digital microscope. These microscopes use a digital camera instead of eyepieces. Images are seen in real-time on a computer screen. The invention of the USB port in the 1990s has made available a wide variety of USB digital microscopes to suit every need.

Learn more
News image

RESOURCES

Live-cell imaging: A journey from hand-drawn sketches to microcinematography

Live-cell imaging is the study of living cells using time-lapse microscopy. It is used by scientists to obtain a better understanding of biological function through the study of cellular dynamics. Live-cell imaging has offered countless insights into biological marvels. It is the study of living cell/s with time-lapse microscopy. It helped scientists to achieve a better understanding of biological function through the study of cellular dynamics.

Learn more
News image
Sign up now

Want to stay up to date? Sign up for our newsletter

No, thanks