Lionheart™ LX Automated Microscope by BioTek Instruments, Inc.

BioTek’s new Lionheart LX Automated Microscope is designed with affordability in mind, offering an alternative to expensive, custom-built automated microscopes that are complex to learn and use. The compact, ocular-free hardware design eases ergonomic discomfort. Along with Gen5 software, Lionheart LX enables Augmented Microscopy™, which fully automates image capture, processing and analysis. Load samples, start a run and come back to publication-ready images and quantitative data.


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BioTek’s new Lionheart LX Automated Microscope is designed with affordability in mind, offering an alternative to expensive, custom-built automated microscopes that are complex to learn and use. The compact, ocular-free hardware design eases ergonomic discomfort. Along with Gen5 software, Lionheart LX enables Augmented Microscopy™, which fully automates image capture, processing and analysis. Load samples, start a run and come back to publication-ready images and quantitative data.  Lionheart LX can help increase your research output while reducing processing time and costs. 

Top Features/benefits  

  1. Affordable automated digital microscopy for microplates, slides, cell culture dishes and flasks.
  2. High contrast brightfield, color brightfield and fluorescence imaging. 
  3. Augmented Microscopy™ with seamless image capture, processing and analysis: advanced expertise not required. 
  4. Quick analyze feature: instant cell count and confluence measurement from live feed, prior to image capture. 
  5. Fully integrated and compact design offers quick installation and setup.

Typical Applications

  • Cell counting
  • Endpoint live cell assays including:
    • Apoptosis
    • Autophagy
    • Cell cycle
    • Cytotoxicity
    • Mitochondrial membrane potential
  • Fluorescence in-situ hybridization
  • Histology (H&E)                                                                   
  • Label-free cell counting
  • Confluence
  • Genotoxicity including:
    • Comet assay
    • ϒH2AX
  • Immunofluorescence
  • NASH assays using lipophilic fluorescent probes
  • Phenotypic assays