应用领域涉及骨、肿瘤、心血管和肺部等疾病研究。Quantum GX2 micro CT成像系统模式灵活，兼容离体样本、小鼠、大鼠及兔子等多种物种；具备快速、低剂量的扫描模式，适合对活体动物进行长时程研究；具备高分辨率成像特点，能够对离体样本进行高分辨扫描。 Quantum GX2 microCT卓越的性能让您不仅得到图像，而是更深入的理解疾病模型。
Quantum GX2 microCT是真正的多物种临床前成像系统, 同时满足长时程活体动物成像和高分辨率离体样本成像。成像仓直径达到 163mm, 可以放置整只兔子并进行活体成像，而18mm 视野成像可以进行离体样本高分辨率成像。并且 Quantum GX2 能够与PerkinElmer 三维光学成像系统联用，形成多模式成像。自动骨分析软件(AccuCT™), Quantum GX2 microCT 成像系统提供最大的灵活度 ，不管您的研究是肿瘤、血管疾病、骨科或者肺部疾病, Quantum GX2 都能满足您的需求。
Quantum GX2 microCT 成像 与PerkinElmer其他活体成像模式 (光学 和 PET)结合，更深刻的在活体水平理解疾病进展和治疗效果 。
幸运8平台彩票MicroCT imaging offers superior spatial resolution compared to many other imaging modalities.
幸运8平台彩票It’s simple: More information means more understanding,For today’s researchers in oncology, infectious diseases, inflammation, neuroscience, stem cells,and other disciplines, there’s an increasing need for in vivo imaging that enables you to visualize,multiple events simultaneously and to extract the maximum amount of information from each,subject – leading to greater biological understanding.,Multimodal imaging enables a better understanding of disease biology. By utilizing in vivo,optimized bioluminescent and fluorescent agents and radioactive probes, researchers can,measure depth, volume, concentration, and metabolic activity, providing a wealth of information,for untangling the mysteries of disease.,Coregistration allows researchers to overlay images from multiple imaging modalities, providing,more comprehensive insight into the molecular and anatomical features of a model subject.,For example, optical imaging data can be used to identify and quantify tumor burden at,the molecular level and, when integrated with microCT, provides a quantitative 3D view of,anatomical and functional readouts.,At PerkinElmer, we’ve developed industry leading imaging technology for preclinical research.,Our technology integrates 3D optical and PET modalities with microCT to provide a better,understanding of disease. And that means better monitoring of disease progression, earlier,detection of treatment efficacy, and deeper understanding of metabolic changes that take place,throughout disease development.
Product Note - Quantum GX microCT imaging system
幸运8平台彩票X-ray CT imaging is commonly used for skeletal imaging as bones are densely mineralized tissues with excellent x-ray attenuation properties. In contrast, soft, less dense tissues often prove to be challenging to image due to their lack of sufficient tissue density. Soft tissues such as muscle, blood vessels and internal organs share similar x-ray attenuation characteristics and are not distinguishable under typical CT settings. In order to introduce density that would improve soft tissue contrast, several contrast agents have been developed for use in clinical and preclinical settings. This application note outlines the use of iodine and nanoparticle-based contrast agents for imaging soft tissues and vasculature in various organs using the Quantum GX to gain further insights into disease and therapeutic response.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and affects a considerable portion of the elderly population. In the U.S., it is estimated that more than 630 million people worldwide have this chronic condition, generally in the knees. OA occurs when the cartilage that cushions the ends of bones within the joints gradually deteriorates, causing synovitis and joint deformation.
The goal of OA research is to identify new therapeutic strategies that could prevent, reduce, halt progression, or repair the existing damage to the joint. Non-invasive in vivo imaging such as microCT is the standard modality for bone research due to its ability to obtain high-resolution images at an x-ray dose low enough as not to harm the animal. This makes microCT ideal for monitoring disease progression and response to treatments in the same animal over time. However, microCT data visualization and analysis can be cumbersome and time consuming. In this application note, we compared standard microCT software and advanced bone software to investigate bone erosion in an OA rat model.
Multimodal co-registration optical, microCT and PET imaging
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) is a life-threatening disease that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of the heart. Small animal models are often used in experimental PAH research due to their similarities to human cardiovascular physiology. MRI and microPET are established tools in evaluating RV function and physiology but both can present certain challenges including complex acquisition techniques, high imaging costs and accessibility. Conversely, microCT offers superior resolution, rapid data acquisition, and ease-of-use. Read this editorial and article published in the December issue of Circulation on how researchers report on the first quantitative assessment of RV and left ventricular systolic and diastolic volumes and function in an experimental model of PAH using the Quantum GX2 microCT imaging system.