Caliper Lifestyle Sciences releases Living Image 4.0 software for its IVIS in vivo imaging systems Caliper Lifestyle Sciences, Inc. , a respected provider of equipment and services for drug discovery and life sciences research, today introduced Living Image 4 . Living Image software drives the more than 800 Caliper IVIS systems presently installed in laboratories world-wide. Living Image 4.0 features advanced spectral unmixing tools to enhance fluorescent sensitivity and automated 3D image acquisition and analysis offering an anatomical look at of disease activity and drug efficacy. Preclinical imaging for translational research is currently routinely used in large scale studies for drug discovery and vaccine development.

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