GATTA-Cells  GATTA-Cells

The GATTA-Cells series supplies you with high-quality standard cell slides. They are manufactured in close collaboration with the Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis at the University of Zurich. Cell slides of the UZH have proven their outstanding performance by being broadly applied and demonstrated by Leica Microsystems and Olympus Europe.

Ready-to-use GATTA-Cells slides contain fixed and stained huFIB or U2SO cells for fluorescence imaging (for instance for wide field, confocal, SIM, or STED).

Currently we are offering two versions:

GATTA-Cells 4C

  • Multicolor huFIB cells displaying 4 colors
  • Nucleus: DAPI
  • Mitochondria: Tom20 with Alexa Fluor 488
  • Microtubules: α-Tubulin with Alexa Fluor 555
  • Actin: Alexa Fluor 647

GATTA-Cells 1C

  • Singlecolor U2OS Nup96-mEGFP cells
  • Nuclear pore complexes: Anti-GFP with Alexa Fluor 647
  • Recommended for dSTORM applications

GATTA-Cells are embedded in ProLong Diamond (4C) or Vectashield (1C) and show high photo stability with shelf lifes of at least 6 months (storage at 2-8 °C).

For dSTORM applications we recommend powerful laser lightsources

product properties of GATTA-Cells

Type GATTA-Cells 4C GATTA-Cells 1C
Cell type huFIB U2OS Nup96-mEGFP
Fluorophores DAPI, Alexa Fluor 488, Alexa Fluor 555, Alexa Fluor 647 Alexa Fluor® 647
Embedding media ProLong Diamond Vectashield
Labeling Intercalator, TOM20, α-Tubulin, Phalloidin Anti-GFP
Level Beginner Advanced
Price 220,-€ 180,-€

Beginner: Samples to check the basic functions of your microscope. Easy to resolve, also for beginners in the field of super-resolution microscopy.

Advanced: Samples to optimize the settings of your microscope. Advanced experience is necessary in order to resolve the nanorulers.

Expert: Samples which demand perfectly aligned microscopes and very experienced users which are able to optimize acquisition and data evaluation.

fluorophore properties

 Fluorophore Our notation
Excitation / nm
Emission / nm
Alexa Fluor 647 R 650 665
Alexa Fluor 555 Y 555 580
Alexa Fluor 488 B 488 525
DAPI UV 358 461

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Lochhamer Schlag 11
DE-82166 Gräfelfing
Phone: +49 9192 243 99 44
Fax: +49 9192 243 99 89

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