Press: 10 Mouse High Throughput (HT) Manifold


Spectral Instruments Imaging has just announced the immediate availability of its breakthrough 10-Mouse High Throughput (HT) Manifold across Bioluminescence, Fluorescence and X-Ray (BLI, FLI, X-ray) for its flagship Lago and Lago X imaging instruments.

The new 10 Mouse High Throughput (HT) Manifold is part of Spectral Imaging’s HT initiative, a comprehensive suite of features and services that enables imaging cores, big pharma and other teams to finally realize the benefits of larger sample sizes and accelerated imaging cycles.

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The 10-Mouse High Throughput (HT) Manifold features an innovative slim footprint 10-mouse manifoldcentered manifold connecting two rows of five mice each in a nose to nose layout. The design is optimized for even distribution of anesthesia gas while dramatically reduces [-any waste with integrated evacuation. This design results in a highly efficient use of the active imaging area – either due to mice tails or due to the manifold frame itself.

When used in combination with the ultra-wide FOV for Lago and Lago X (25cm x 25 cm), the largest in its class, the new manifold delivers an unprecedented 100% more effective throughput across BLI, FLI and X-Ray over comparable instruments such as the IVIS® Spectrum.

This creates an unbeatable combination when used with the ultra-wide 25 cm x 25 cm FOV for Bioluminescence, Fluorescence in the Lago and Lago X and an unmatched 23 x 25 FOV for X-Ray in the Lago X.


The new HT initiative not only sets a benchmark for translation dependent studies such as oncology or immunology research. It also addresses the growing interest in more statistically founded, larger sample sizes in small animal studies.

This announcement is part of Spectral Instruments Imaging’s ongoing HT initiative which includes free, unlimited license of AMIView imaging software, high availability design of the Lago and Ami hardware, and a specialized research centric support commitment.