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In vivo imaging system NightOWL LB 983
In vivo imaging system NightOWL LB 983
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In Vivo Imaging Systems

NightOWL II LB 983

In Vivo Imaging System

The NightOwl LB 983 In Vivo Imaging System provides a modular, easy to use optical imaging system, delivering high sensitivity and resolution. With various light-sources and light-tight ports to insert cables, fibre optics or manipulators, it offers you the flexibility you need for any in vivo imaging application.

Supported by easy-to-use software to help you optimize your productivity and co-optimized accessories the NightOwl system represents a platform to perform almost any in vivo imaging application using luminescence or fluorescence.

Multilabel analysis of:

  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Blot- and gel-documentation
  • Cell cultures



  • Fluorescence molecular tomography
  • Monitoring of tumor growth and metastatic progression
  • Response to treatment strategies to accelerate the transition to human medical use


Disease monitoring

  • In vivo monitoring of infectious diseases, parasites and disease progression
  • Viral infection and evaluation of virus vaccines  


Regulation of gene expression

  • In vivo analysis of cellular and molecular processes
  • Monitoring of endogenous gene expression and visualizing transgene delivery and expression in vivo
  • Analysis of gene transfer efficacy


Evaluating protein stability and interaction

  • Assessment of biological processes at the level of protein function and interaction
  • In vivo visualization of drug efficacy

Low background, high resolution

  • Cooled back-illuminated slow scan CCD camera.
  • High quantum efficiency over the entire visible to near-infrared spectrum
  • 13.3 x 13.3 mm square with 1024 x 1024 pixels, 13 micron in width, for high imaging resolution



Easy to use software for advanced imaging

  • IndiGO™ software for complete instrument control, image acqquisition and analysis
  • Orthogonal 3D option to generate information-rich images
  • Multimodal imaging to monitor and compare multiple biomarkers or pathways related to a biological question

Modular system tailored to your workflow

  • Large, sophisticated light-tight sample cabinet
  • Various light-sources for different applications
  • Light-tight ports to insert cables, fibre optics or manipulators
  • Heating tables to maintain optimum body temperature
  • Transilluminators
  • Gas anesthesia unit
  • Animal isolation chambers for 1 or 5 rodents

NightOWL II LB 983 NC 100 complete incl. software

For accessories and filters please check the accessories brochure.