TIRF instrument at UCSF

An instrument used to observe single molecule fluorescence at surfaces and interfaces. The technique is commonly employed to investigate the interaction of molecules with surfaces.
Total internal reflection fluorescence instrument
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Mission Bay

Center for Advanced Light Microscopy (CALM)

Biochemistry and Biophysics, Mission Bay
Contact: Delaine Larsen 415-851-9940 Delaine.Larsen@ucsf.edu

  • TIRF/STORM Microscope: Fully motorized Nikon Ti-E microscope with perfect focus, TIRF Illuminator (laser lines: 405 nm, 488 nm, 561 nm, 647 nm), EMCCD camera, Nikon N-STORM software. Capable of video rate TIRF microscopy and super-resolution imaging using PALM/STORM to generate images with resolution down to 20 nm.