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ZEISS Axioscan 7 Slide Scanner



  • Automated slide scanner for loading up to 100 slides at a time
  • Brightfield and fluorescence
  • 10x, 20x or 40x magnification
  • shared resource between KIR Microscopy and Histology






  • Fluar 5x/0.25 WD=12.5 M27
  • PApo 10x/0,45 WD=2.0 M27 (0.345 x 0.345 um/px)
  • PApo 20x/0.8 (0.173 x 0.173 um/px)
  • Plan-Apochromat 40x/0.95 Corr D=0.25 M27 (0.086 x 0.086 um/px)


  • Colibri 7 LED source: 385 nm, 430 nm, 475 nm, 555 nm, 590 nm, 630 nm, 735 nm

DETECTORS and filters

  • Axiocam 705 colour
  • Axiocam 712 mono
  • 6 position filter wheel: 425/30, 514/30, 592/25, 681/45, 788/38


  • ZEISS Zen Blue


We request that publications that include data or analysis performed with the facility include the following acknowledgment- “We acknowledge the generous support of the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research and Carl Zeiss GMBH for the microscopy facilities used in this research”.

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