Bioanalytical Imager

C400 Bioanalytical Imager, Azure Biosystems

Azure 300

Imaging system for gels, blots, plates, tissues, small animals, and plants with UV, visible, chemiluminescent, and fluorescent capabilities. Document and quantitatively analyze gels and blots with imager and AzureSpot software.  


  • Fluorescence imaging with excitation at 460, 526, and 628 nm for Cy2, Cy3, and Cy5 or similar dyes
  • UV transillumination at 302 and 365 nm for DNA gel imaging
  • Sensitive chemiluminescent imaging, eliminating need for film
  • White light illumination for imaging visible dyes
  • Excitation at 470 nm for imaging blue-excited DNA dyes
  • 8 megapixel image resolution
  • Maximum field of view: 20 cm x 15 cm
  • Post capture image processing (crop, rotation, contrast, and brightness adjustment) to enhance images for qualitative purposes
  • Software to analyze and quantify images, including colony counting, automatic lane determination and band detection, background subtraction


  • YKB plate SquarePlate of bacteria producing a fluorescent protein

    Image and analyze chemiluminescent, fluorescent, and colorimetric western blots
  • Image and analyze PAGE, stain-free, agarose, and 2D gels
  • Image bacterial and yeast plates
  • Examine distribution of reporter gene expression in tissues and small animal models

Internal Rates

  • Unassisted: $3.00/use
  • Assisted: $87.00/hr