micro-Insert 4 Well FulTrac in µ-Dish 35 mm, high


Key Features

A 4-well silicone insert used for tracing individual cells (adherent and suspension)

  • Allows for long-term microscopy assays of single cells
  • Cultivation of small numbers of cells without evaporation risks
  • Conical wells for superb optical quality
  • Complete coverage of the well using a 20x objective
  • Individual inserts for single experiments
  • Ideal cell growth on ibiTreat surface

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Technical Features:

  • Four small Ø 0.4 mm microscopy wells
  • Suspension cells cannot escape the observation field
  • Adhesive underside
  • Transferable to any flat, clean surface
  • No material is left behind after the insert is removed
  • Includes a rim for easy handling of the insert with tweezers


Number of wells4
Dimensions of wells in mmØ 0.4
Diameter of the complete insert12 mm
Height of the complete insert4.3 mm
Volume per well10 µl
Growth area per well0.0012 cm2
Coating area per well0.188 cm2
MaterialBiocompatible silicone
BottomNo bottom – sticky underside

Cultivation of IVF mouse eggs in the micro-Insert 4 Well FulTrac (prototype; total imaging duration: 12d 17h 55m)
Courtesy of Dr. Asako Sakaue-Sawano and Dr. Atsushi Miyawaki, RIKEN, Japan
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Product Selection Guide

4 Well FulTrac
  • Single cells
  • 20x Objective lens for full well
  • High resolution fluorescence
4 Well
  • Few cells
  • 4x Objective lens for full well
  • High resolution fluorescence

Cross Section

Ideal Coverage Using Digital Imaging with CCD Cameras

Possible Filling Procedures:

Minor Well Filling

  • Minimal volume
  • Individual wells

Whole Insert Filling

  • Moderate volume
  • Wells connected by medium

Whole µ-Dish Filling

  • Maximum volume
  • Maximum experimental duration

Evaporation Barrier

More Information

The micro-Insert 4 Well FulTrac was developed in cooperation with the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan.
Reference Publication:
Sakaue-Sawano A, Hoshida T, Yo M, Takahashi R, Ohtawa K, Arai T, Takahashi E, Noda S, Miyoshi H and Miyawaki A. Visualizing developmentally programmed endoreplication in mammals using ubiquitin oscillators. The Company of Biologists Ltd | Development (2013) 140, 4624-4632

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