The OlymPix Camera line includes nine cameras differing in resolution, imaging speed, and other performance aspects. OlymPix cameras have an array of low-light-level imaging detectors, which, according to the company, allow for high-resolution detection of fluorescent and luminescent probes for optical reporters of most light-emitting probes currently available. Models range from 12-bit to 16-bit image capture with control over integration time, binning, and subarray readout using the Windows 95-based OlymPix software control package. Each system consists of a camera, a controller, a PCI-bus camera control board, and OlymPix control software for time-lapse studies and image export to Photoshop and other software packages.

Olympus America Inc.
Melville, NY

The TD-700 Laboratory Fluorometer, combined with SYTOX Green Nucleic Acid Stain from Eugene, Ore.-based Molecular Probes Inc., provides an alternative to traditional methods for assessment of bacterial sensitivity to antibiotics and a variety of bactericidal agents. Incubation is reportedly reduced from 18-48 hours...

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