Microscope positioner for optogenetics microscopy by Siskiyou
The IS-OGP microscope positioner enables integration of an external laser beam into an existing microscope with a trinocular setup in optogenetics experiments that utilize a laser spot to stimulate target neurons.
The IS-OGP microscope positioner from Siskiyou (Grants Pass, OR) enables integration of an external fiber-coupled laser beam into an existing microscope with a trinocular setup in optogenetics experiments that utilize a laser spot to stimulate target neurons in the cortex of lab animals. It then positions the focused laser stimulation spot (10 µm typical with a 20X objective) with sub-micron accuracy, anywhere within the microscope's field of view. It has utility in all types of optogenetic stimulation, including opsins like ChR1 and ChR2 as well as longer wavelength activators like C1V1.
For more information, please visit www.siskiyou.com/is-ogp.shtml.
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