Laser Microdissection (LMD, also known as Laser Capture Microdissection or LCM) enables users to isolate specific single cells or entire areas of tissue. Powered by a unique laser design and dynamic software, Leica LMD systems allow users to easily isolate Regions of Interest (ROI) from entire areas of tissue down to single cells or even subcellular structures such as chromosomes.
LMD is typically used in genomics (DNA), transcriptomics (mRNA, miRNA), proteomics, metabolomics, and even next-generation sequencing (NGS). Researchers in neurology, cancer research, plant analysis, forensics, or climate research rely on this method. Furthermore, LMD is a perfect tool for live-cell culture (LCC), for cloning and re-cultivation, manipulation, or downstream analysis.
We move the laser, not the sample. And we use gravity for collection. That is why our LMD systems provide you with perfectly cut, contamination-free, analysis-ready dissectates.
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