Bioluminescent/fluorescent in vivo imaging enables the examination of the expression of proteins, receptors, and enzymes, production of free radicals in murine models. Luminescent imaging utilises either free radical-specific chemiluminescent substrates, or light emitted during the luciferase-luciferin enzyme reaction. During fluorescence imaging studies specific dyes and fluorescent probes are used. The instrument is capable of imaging in vivo (mice/rats), ex vivo (organ and tissue samples), or in vitro (e.g. cell cultures) samples.
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