MicroFilament Analyser

Lab of Plant Growth and Development @ Universiteit Antwerpen


Measured variables orientation, surface, width, perimeter, n-filaments
Operating system windows, matlab
Licence freeware
Automation level automated
Plant requirements any
Export formats xls
Other information Requires MatLab to run

Scientific article(s)

MicroFilament Analyzer, an image analysis tool for quantifying fibrillar orientation, reveals changes in microtubule organization during gravitropism
Eveline Jacques, Jan Buytaert, Darren M. Wells, Michal Lewandowski, Malcolm J. Bennett, Joris Dirckx, Jean-Pierre Verbelen, Kris Vissenberg
The Plant Journal, 2013 View paper

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MicroFilament Analyzer is a software that allows the quantified analysis of microtubules or actin microfilaments. More specifically, we use it to study the cytoskeletal organisation of transgenic GFP leaves and root cells of Arabidopsis thaliana. The program might however be useful in broader fields as well.

Source: MicroFilament Analyser website

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