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BioTek™ Cytation™ 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader

For 6- to 384- well microplates, slides, Petri dishes and flasks. BioTek Cytation 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader with Fluorescence, brightfield, H&E and phase contrast microscopy and upgradable multi-mode microplate reading provides powerful imaging and quantitative data collection in one instrument.

Manufacturer:  BioTek™ CYT5MV

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Catalog No. BTCYT5MV


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Reader, Cell Imaging Multi-Mode; BioTek; Cytation 5; Fluorescence, brightfield and H-E imaging with monochromator fluor, monochromator UV-Vis absorbance, time resolved fluor (secondary mode) and luminescence; incubation; Shaking

  • 6 position objective turret; 2.5X to 60X magnification available
  • 4X, 10X, 20X and 40X phase contrast objectives available
  • Linear, orbital and double-orbital shaking
  • Live cell imaging and assay support with CO2/O2 control, incubation to 65°C and shaking optimize cell-based and other assays
  • Upgradable to add patented Hybrid Technology™ in multi-mode detection combines high performance filters with variable bandwidth monochromators for versatility and performance
  • The fluorescence monochromators offer a variable bandwidth from 9nm to 50nm in 1nm increments for ultimate flexibility
  • Laser-based excitation for AlphaScreen™ / AlphaLISA™ assays
  • CO2/O2 control, incubation to 65°C and shaking optimize cell-based and other assays
  • Low volume (2μL) nucleic acid and protein quantification with the available Take3™ Plates
  • Powerful yet easy to use Gen5 software for efficient plate reading, image capture and analysis
  • BTCYT5MV: Fluorescence, brightfield and H&E imaging with monochromator fluorescence, monochromator UV-Vis absorbance, time resolved fluorescence (secondary mode) and luminescence; incubation to 65C and linear, orbital and double-orbital shaking
Description & Specifications


Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader
Gen5 standard software
Fluorescence, brightfield, H&E imaging and monochromator fluorescence, UV-Vis absorbance and luminescence