Center for Plant Molecular Biology

Central Facilities - ZMBP Microscopy

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Location

Auf der Morgenstelle 32, floor 3

  Room # Tel. #
Office 3U09 29-76662
Lab 3W08 29-76663
Ultramicrotomy 3U08 29-78087
TEM Jeol 1400plus 3W04 29-76661
SEM Hitachi S-800 3Y01 29-78088
Confocal Leica TCS SP8, upright 3U01 29-78808

Confocal Leica TCS SP8 AOBS-FLIM-FCS, inverted

3R01

29-78860
Confocal Zeiss LSM 880 Airyscan (fast), inverted 3V01 29-77466

EM preparation equipment

3U05  
Photo camera (high resolution/high quality) for plants, agar plates, gels etc (with incident light and transmitted light illumination; tripod etc) (you will find the camera in the darkroom; please pick up the key in the EM lab) 3W06  

Techniques provided include:

 

Equipment:


TEM Jeol 120 kV 1400plus

SEM Hitachi S800

 

Epifluorescence microscope Zeiss Imager M.2

Balzers BAF 300 and BAF 400

Pyramitome LKB, ultramicrotome Reichert Ultracut E and cryo-ultramicrotome Leica UCT

CLSM Leica SP8 AOBS

CLSM Leica SP8 AOBS with FLIM and FCS unit

 

Service provided:

The unit provides gold markers of different sizes and specificity, fluorescent markers, silver enhancers, fixatives, embedding resins (Spurr, Epon, LR White, LR Gold, Lowicryls HM20, K4M, K11M, Technovit), coated TEM grids, diamond knives for resin and cryosectioning, heavy metal stains, a number of light microscopic stains (see below) etc.


 

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopes

a)

Microscope:

Leica SP8 AOBS (inverted)

Location:

ZMBP microscopy, floor 3, microscopy, room 3R01
Tel: 29-78860

Technical parameters:

  

Coordinator:

Ulrike Mayer-Jürgens, Tel: 29-78097

b)

Microscope:

Zeiss LSM880 Airyscan (fast) (inverted)

Location:

ZMBP microscopy, floor 3, microscopy, room 3V01
Tel: 29-77466

Technical parameters:

  

Coordinator:

Sandra Richter Tel: 29-77465        / Ulrike Mayer-Jürgens, Tel: 29-78097

 

c)

Microscope:

Leica TCS SP8 (upright)

Location:

ZMBP microscopy, floor 3, microscopy, room 3U01
Tel: 29-78808

Technical parameters:

  

Coordinator:

Ulrike Mayer-Jürgens Tel: 29-78097

User Rules and Responsibilities:

  1. Need to be introduced before using the CLSM.
  2. Inform Ulrike about any problems with the Leica machines and Sandra about problems with the Zeiss confocal.
  3. Save temporary your data on volume D:/, and remove your data from the computer.

Service provided by Ulrike (Leica SP8):

  1. Contact with technical service of Leica.
  2. Instruction in use and answer to the questions when it doesn't work.
  3. For external users please contact Dr. Ulrike Mayer-Jürgens

Service provided by Sandra (Zeiss LSM880):

  1. Contact with technical service of Zeiss.
  2. Instruction in use and answer to the questions when it doesn't work.
  3. For external users please contact Dr. Sandra Richter

 

List of LM Stains

     

Farbstoff

Firma / Artikelnr.

Menge

8-Hydroxychinolin

Merck / 7098

25 g

Alcianblau

Schuchardt / Al 220

25 g

Alcianblau 8 GS

Fluka / 05500

10 g

Amidoscharz 10 B

Merck / 1167

25 g

Anilinblau

 

0,5 g

Anilinblau WS

Merck / 1275

25 g

Azur I

Chroma / 10155

10 g

Bromkresolgrün

Merck / 8121

1 g

Bromthymolblau

Merck / 3026

1 g

Carmin

Merck / 2233

25 g

Chlorazol Azurine

ICN / 12222

10 g

Chlorzinkjod-Lsg.

Merck / 9276

50 ml

Coomassie Brilliant Blue

 

50 g

Einschlußmittel W 15

Carl Zeiss

25 ml

Eosin bläulich

   

Eosin gelblich

Merck / 1343

25 g

Etzold`s

Chroma / 2C 275

250 ml

Flavognost

Carl Roth

10 g

Fuchsin basisch

Serva / 21915

25 g

Giemsas

Merck / 9204

500 ml

Haemin (chlorid)

Roth / 7629

1 g

Hexadecen

   

Janusgrün

Merck / 1324

5 g

Jod-Jod Kali Lsg.

 

50 ml

Kalium ferricyanatum

Merck / 722196

250 g

Kaliumcyanoferrat II

Riedel / 30447

25 g

Lanthannitrat

Riedel / 31617

2 g

Lichtgrün gelblich

Merck / 1315

25 g

Malachitgrün

Merck / 1398

25 g

May-Grünwald

 

10 ml

Methyblau

Merck

25 g

Methylenblau / HCl

Serva / 29198

25 g

Methylenblau B

Merck / 1283

25 g

Methylrot

Merck / 6076

250 g

Methylrot

Merck / 6076

4 g

Naphtholgelb S

Fluka / 70540

100 g

Neutralrot

Merck / 1370

25 g

Neutralrot

Chroma 1 B 469

25 g

Neutralrot

Merck / 1369

25 g

Neutralrot Lösung

 

20 ml

Neutralviolett

ICN

2 g

Nigrosin

Merck / 1.15924.0025

25 g

Nilblau A

Fluka / 72480

10g

Nile Blue chlorid

Fluka / 72482

5 g

O-Dianisidine

Merck / 2953

25 g

Oil Red O

Serva 7 31170

1 g

Ölrot

Fluka / 75087

25 g

Orange G

Merck / 6878

50 g

Orcein

Merck / 1.07100.0005

5 g

Orcein

Merck / 7091

1 g

Pararosanilin

Merck / 7601

25 g

Phenolrot

Merck / 7241

25 g

Phenolrot

Merck / 7241

5 g

Phloroglucin

 

30 ml

Phloroglucin/HCl 15%

Roth / 54411

10 g

p-Nitrophenol

Sigma / 104-8

5 g

p-Nitrotetrazolium Blau Grade III

Sigma / N-6876

1 g

Pontacylarmin 2 B

/ 113049

10 g

Prune pure

Chroma

10 g

Pyronin G

Merck / 7517

5 g

Reinecke-Salz

Riedel / 33601

20 g

Reinecke-Salz

Riedel / 33601

20 g

Rhodamin B

Merck / 7599

25 g

Safranin T

Riedel / 32610

25 g

Sudan- Glycerin Lsg.

 

20 ml

Sudan III

Fluka / 86005

25 g

Sudan III

Merck / 1380

25 g

Sudan III

Merck / 1380

25 g

Sudan Rot B

   
Thymolblau CB Merck 25 g
Toluidinblau O Merck / 1273 50 g
Toluidinblau O Serva / 36692 25 g
Trypanblau Serva 7 37252 10 g