What is Vivid Microscopy?

Vivid Microscopy, LLC, based in Hartland, WI, has generated three probes that can image, quantify and sort cells based on the levels of oxidative stress. These probes, SEMKUR-cell sorting, SEMKUR-quantitative and SEMKUR-imaging are available for sale. The technology behind these probes is described in two patents, US7820833 and US8927291. Our company is working with a number of institutions to demonstrate the probes use with a wide variety of applications.

Vivid Technology

We offer fluorescent markers that are generated in accordance with our patents. Vivid products will provide our customers the ability to:


  • Penetrate the cell membrane without causing damage to the cell.

  • Are DiThiol based to provide maximum sensitivity.

  • Have low redox potential.

  • Will not permanently bind the target allowing for a more detailed study of cellular function.

  • Co-Localization.

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