In their paper “Quantitative Analysis of Retinal Structure and Function in Two Chromosomally Altered Mouse Models of Down Syndrome”, researchers Victorino, Scott-McKean, et al leveraged the multi-modality capabilities of the Phoenix MICRON™ retinal imaging platform, to produce an image-rich research paper looking at the ocular features of Down Syndrome in two mouse models; Ts65Dn and
Phoenix MICRON Spins out of Phoenix Technology Group to Better Serve Eye and Eye-Brain Researchers Globally
Bend, OR, USA, November 29, 2021 — The newly formed company, Phoenix-Micron, Inc., announced today it has completed the spin-out of the Phoenix MICRON® imaging platform from Phoenix Technology Group. This move is designed to increase focus and innovation in products designed to serve the eye and eye-brain research community. The new company, Phoenix-Micron, Inc.
Cataracts caused by lens protein knockout imaged using the Phoenix MICRON® IV Slit Lamp
In their article, “CRYβA3/A1-Crystallin Knockout Develops Nuclear Cataract and Causes Impaired Lysosomal Cargo Clearance and Calpain Activation,” Hegde et al use the Phoenix MICRON® IV Slit Lamp to examine the effect of knocking out a lens structural protein. α, β and γ crystallins are lens structural proteins that are needed for transparency and refractive power