BioTek Introduces 2nd Generation Cytation Imaging Reader
Product News Dec 02, 2014
BioTek has introduced the new Cytation™ 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader. This second generation imaging reader includes added functionality to both the automated digital microscopy and conventional multi-mode microplate detection modes, enhancing phenotypic cellular information and well-based quantitative data.
Cytation 5’s microscopy module provides cellular visualization up to 60x magnification in fluorescence, brightfield, H&E and phase contrast modes. Equipped with BioTek’s patented Hybrid Technology™, the multi-mode module includes variable bandwidth quad monochromators, high sensitivity filter-based detection and laser-based Alpha detection for unmatched versatility and performance.
Cytation 5 also includes temperature control to 65 °C, CO2/O2 control, shaking and Gen5™ software, specifically designed to make sample detection, image capture and analysis quick and effortless.
According to Gary Barush, BioTek’s Director of Marketing & Sales, “Cytation 5’s multi-mode capabilities are a culmination of years of experience and proven technologies. Combined with the imaging modules, Cytation 5 is the most extraordinary multi-mode reader available today”.