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Bruker launches four new preclinical imaging systems

US-based Bruker has launched four new preclinical imaging systems at the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) 2015 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Albira

The new Albira Si PET/SPECT/CT system will provide sub-millimeter spatial resolution across the full radial field of view (FOV), enhancing the high-resolution FOV by an order of magnitude compared against traditional PET systems.

The system is compatible with the firm’s multimodal animal beds for cross-platform MRI and optical molecular imaging.

Bruker preclinical imaging division president Dr Wulf Jung said: "At WMIC 2015, Bruker is demonstrating clear performance leadership in preclinical PET/CT and PET/MRI, and we are pleased to respond to our customers’ demand for a translational research 3 Tesla preclinical MRI with robust cryogen-free magnet technology."

Bruker’s another new BioSpec 3T Preclinical MRI system features cryogen-free magnet technology, which overcomes the reliability limitations of older cryogen-free magnets.

Featuring an 18cm magnet bore, BioSpec 3T can be upgraded to PET/MRI. The firm’s MRI CyroProbe for mice and rats, MRI sensitivity and spatial resolution can optionally be increased compared to conventional 7T MRI.

The new ParaVision 6 software features validated in vivo protocols and preclinical user interface, which unites workflows across different modalities with facile multi-modality image fusion.

The new BioSpec 3T PET/MRI aggregates Albira Si PET detector technology with MRI soft tissue contrast in one compact instrument. Built-in multimodal animal beds are said to be fully compatible with other Bruker molecular imaging systems.

High-sensitivity Xtreme II optical molecular imaging system incorporates a new CCD camera that provides new levels of performance during low-light applications such as bioluminescence and Cerenkov imaging.

With five imaging modalities, the system allows for co-registration of molecular events with access to bioluminescence, multispectral VIS-NIR fluorescence, unique direct radioisotopic imaging, and Cerenkov radiation.


Image: Bruker’s new Albira Si PET/SPECT/CT system. Photo: courtesy of Bruker Corporation.