Voxx: A PC-based, near real-time volume rendering system for biological microscopy

Jeffrey L. Clendenon, Carrie L. Phillips, Ruben M. Sandoval, Shiaofen Fang, Kenneth W. Dunn

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Abstract

Confocal and two-photon fluorescence microscopy have advanced the exploration of complex, three-dimensional biological structures at submicron resolution. We have developed a voxel-based three-dimensional (3-D) imaging program (Voxx) capable of near real-time rendering that runs on inexpensive personal computers. This low-cost interactive 3-D imaging system provides a powerful tool for analyzing complex structures in cells and tissues and encourages a more thorough exploration of complex biological image data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)C213-C218
JournalAmerican Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology
Volume282
Issue number1 51-1
StatePublished - Jul 2 2002

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Keywords

  • Confocal
  • Three-dimensional
  • Two-photon
  • Voxels

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Physiology

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