For advanced neurotransmitter detection Measures oxidizable compounds such as catecholamines (epinephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine), indolamines (serotonin, melatonin), ascorbic acid and Fe (II) with excellent sensitivity, low noise and site specificity Records redox currents with carbon fiber microelectrodes Inherently low noise and a sensitivity of 1 mV/pA Low pass filter Apply DC potential externally when needed Use with WPI's carbon fiber microelectrodes Benefits Low cost Portable Applications Detection of oxidizable compounds Extracellular single unit recording In vivo amperometric and voltammetric measurements In vitro studies (amperometric or differential pulse voltammetry) Selective detection of 5-HT and ascorbic acid MicroC, WPI’s low cost and elegant instrument for electrochemical detection using carbon microelectrodes, will record the presence and concentration of oxidizable biological compounds in vivo and in vitro. It also features inherently low noise and a sensitivity of 1 millivolt per picoampere of oxidation current. Response time to quantal catecholamine release is less than 1 millisecond. When used with carbon fiber microelectrodes, redox current can be recorded over a range of 1pA – 2 µA. The built-in carbon electrode activation feature allows the easy renewal of electrode sensitivity. In addition, MicroC features a low-pass filter and the option of applying DC potential externally. A wide range of compounds can be detected: dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine, serotonin, etc. Other compounds, such as glutamate, glucose, acetylcholine and alcohol, can also be detected with MicroC using enzyme-modified biosensors. The MicroC Potentiostat is supplied with a carbon electrode probe; with 5 feet triax shielded cable, which accepts a 0.79 mm connector pin; and a reference electrode with a 4 mm Ag/AgCl half cell. For applications where smaller half cells are needed, please call WPI for more information. Features Measures oxidizable compounds such as catecholamines (epinephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine), indolamines (serotonin, melatonin) and Fe(II) with exquisite sensitivity, low noise and site specificity.