Micro-CT, , with type code as SKYSCAN 1076, equipped by Laboratory Animal Center, Medical college, National Cheng Kung University, is featured as below:
- Image retrieves by way of cone-beam.
- Three image resolution options, including 9, 18 and 35 μm
- X ray energy option ranges between 20~100kV, 10W.
- Maximum volume of testing sample(in vivo)： Diameter as 60mm and length as 190mm for field of view, with conditions of 15μm as its image resolution
- Filter options as Ti 0.025mm, Al 0.5mm and Al 1mm.
- Isoflurane-equipped, with functions of real-time physiological monitoring, including heart rate, respiratory and body temperature.
- Optical camera that can by real-time monitors status of living creatures or testing objects inside the machine.
Application of Micro-CT
- IBD(inflammatory bowel disease)