Life Sciences & Environmental

  • Metallomics
  • Cellular-scale and sub-cellular analysis
  • Correlative Microscopy

Applications

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Cellular-Scale Trace Elements & NPs

The AttoMap provides unprecedented resolution and sensitivity to enable cellular-scale understanding of metal dysregulation in diseased tissue and nanoparticle drug distribution in tissue.

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Environmental Studies

Sigray provides powerful chemical analysis for understanding: elemental distribution in plant cell walls, trace-level nutrient uptake in crops, plants designed for phytomining and environmental remediation, and microbial-root interactions.

 

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Time-based in vivo studies of plants

The AttoMap can perform repeated analysis of living plants, to assess the uptake and migration of nanoparticles and nutrients in roots and leaves as a function of time and environment.

 

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Correlative Microscopy

The UltimaXRM provides 3D ultrastructural information for downstream electron-based techniques, while the AttoMap provides multiple, correlative techniques within one system, including: microXRF, 2D x-ray microscopy, and optical microscopy for structure-function studies.

 

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