Axio Scope Routine Microscope from Carl Zeiss

Jena, 20 May 2008. With the Axio Scope.A1, Carl Zeiss is introducing a microscope for use in the life sciences which, thanks to its outstanding flexibility, offers virtually unlimited possibilities for routine applications and entry level research. Customized configurability and adaptability to specific requirements allow the microscope to be used in various fields. These include pathology, histology, cytology, microbiology, environmental research, molecular biology, plant physiology, development biology or genetics. It permits the utilization of such different contrasting methods as brightfield, darkfield, phase contrast, fluorescence, DIC (Differential Interference Contrast) and the PlasDIC technique developed by Carl Zeiss. This is available in an upright routine microscope for the very first time.

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