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Imaris (Bitplane Scientific Software)

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Imaris (Bitplane Scientific Software) consists of an expandable suite of programs to display and quantify morphometric data from microscopic images. The Imaging Center Suite currently consists of the following 3 modules:

MeasurementPro enables researchers to extract critical statistical parameters from microscopic images for quantification.

Imaris MeasurementPro adds shape, size, and intensity based measurement capabilities to the standard volume rendering, surface rendering and object detection features of Imaris. Researchers can interactively classify, group, and filter segmented objects based on any of the calculated statistics.

FilamentTracer allows automatic detection of neurons (dendritic trees, axons and spines), microtubules, and other filament-like structures in 2D, 3D and 4D to help researchers understand alterations caused by developmental and environmental changes. FilamentTracer utilizes multiple automatic, semi-automatic, and manual segmentation methods that can be used in any combination, to successfully segment, then visualize and quantify the detected structures.

AutoDeblur is the life science industry's leading image deconvolution software. It offers the most complete suite of 2D and 3D algorithms available, including the industry's only "Blind Deconvolution" algorithm. AutoDeblur removes out of focus light, even from confocal images, and delivers superior precision and accuracy while preserving data integrity. It is effective with all current optical microscopes including wide-field fluorescence, confocal, transmitted light brightfield, multiple-photon and DIC. AutoDeblur helps provide the best possible images for use with MeasurementPro and FilamentTracer.

Location, Price, and Scheduling

Located on the 3rd floor of the Link building in room 316. Please visit the web calendar to schedule equipment use. New users, please contact Amanda Preston at 448-5976 or apresto9@uthsc.edu for instructions and signup.


Pricing Information

For questions contact:

Amanda Preston
Technical Manager
Phone: (901) 448-5976
Email: apresto9@uthsc.edu


Contact Us

Neuroscience Institute
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
875 Monroe Ave, Suite 426
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5960
Fax: (901) 448-4685

Physical Address
426 Wittenborg Anatomy Building

Director:
William E. Armstrong, Ph.D.

Co-Director:
Anton J. Reiner, Ph.D.

Administrative Services Assistant:
Shannon Guyot

Website:
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