Lumascopes can be used in practically any application where a standard inverted (and many upright) microscopes are used.  Most of the applications below involve cells but Lumascopes can also image beads and other materials.

 

Live cell imaging

See Etaluma – Cardiac Myocytes Undergoing Division

Cell growth and confluence

See Time Lapse Video of MSC in 2D Cell Culture

Cell migration and wound healing

See Cell Migration & Wound Healing Application Note

See Migration of MSC in 2D Cell Culture

Time-lapse video of HT1080 cells expressing cell cycle proteins on an LS600; provided by Alex Zambon, Keck Graduate Institute (see Gallery for more info)
Time-lapse video of HT1080 cells expressing cell cycle proteins on an LS600; provided by Alex Zambon, Keck Graduate Institute (see Video Gallery for more info)

Cell cycle protein expression

See Human HT1080 Fibrosarcoma Cells with Lumascope 600

Use of micro-environmental systems

See Bioptechs products on Etaluma Lumascope 500

Calcium assays

See GCAMP5 activity in a sensory neuron

Determining transfection efficiency

See HUVEC Transfection Optimized with Cytofect™ Kit

Behavior of stem cells

See Etaluma-Human Neural Stem Cells in Culture 1

See Etaluma-Human Neural Stem Cells in Culture 2

Cell death assays

See Lumascope – BF Cell Death

See apotosisInduction2

Spheroid development and behavior

See 3D Spheroid Formation of MSC

See Spheroid-Migration of MSC in a PEG-Fibrinogen Hydrogel

Cultivation of yeast

See Cultivation of S. cerevisiae in Core-Shell Microcapsules

Intravital studies

See Series: Neutrophil migration intravital mouse imaging

Study of lower eukaryotes

See Mosquito larva on Etaluma

Photomicroscopy in locations without AC power

See lumaScope 20x at Boiling Springs Lake