You are doing live cell imaging and need …

Fast temperature change ?

Cooling down your sample ?

Temperature stability ?

Easy access to your  sample ?

Discover CherryTemp

Benefit from great advantages

temperature-control-microscopy-one-clic-3Monitor the thermalization of your cells in real time

The Cherry Temp platform was developed to enable real time change and monitoring of your sample temperature. Thanks to the unique calibration scheme integrated into the platform, the system is able to adapt  in real time the temperature of your cells when it detects any change in the microscope environment which may affect you sample temperature. Learn more


Install the CherryTemp system on different microscopes in 10 minutes

CherryTemp has been designed to fit all major microscope brands (Leica, Nikon, Olympus and Zeiss). If you use shared microscope CherryTemp can be installed and uninstalled from your microscope in less than 10 minutes.

temperature-control-microscopy-immersion-objectiveKeep our unprecedented precision with both air and immersion objective lenses

The confinement of the sample as well as the very short thermal path frees our technologies almost completely from the influence of classical thermal disruptive parameters. This unique structure coupled to our real time calibration scheme enable us to guarantee temperature homogeneity of your cells even with immersion objectives. Learn more

temperature-control-microscopy-one-clic-4One-click change the temperature of your cells

Cherry Temp software enables you to change the temperature of your cells during live imaging in one click. You can also set temperature cycle for long or overnight experiment. We designed the software to be as easy to use as a PCR system.

temperature-heater-cooler-precise-2Ensure temperature stability and homogeneity with a 0.1°C precision

The very short thermal path between sample and thermal fluid frees our technologies almost completely from the influence of classical thermal disruptive parameters.This unique structure coupled to our real time calibration scheme enable them to guarantee temperature stability of your cell sample below 0.5°C.   Learn more

temperature-heater-cooler-stage-2Forget incubation box, clean your set-up and get an easy access to your sample

Cherry Temp is a platform which fits to your microscope similarly to a top-stage incubator. It enables you to easily access your biological sample at any moment. Moreover, with its large 5-45°C range and intelligent calibration, it is self-sufficient: no more incubation box nor objective collar are necessary. Learn more

“The Cherry Temp is perfect for use in imaging core facilities.  Its design allows its installation on a wide panel of upright and inverted microscopes and easy training of users thus, promoting development of innovating research project. The customer service is always helpful and responsive”  visit Stephanie Dutertre core facility MRic

Stéphanie Dutertre

Instrument core facility manager, Biosit laboratory, CNRS 3480 - INSERM 018, MRic


Drug-compatible and temperature-controlled microfluidic device for live-cell imaging (Open Biology, 2016)

Compatible with different model systems, our platforms provide a versatile solution for the dynamic regulation of the cellular environment during live-cell imaging. Read more →

Fast temperature regulation for mitochondria positioning on microscope (Current Biology, 2011)

Mitochondria form a dynamic tubular network within the cell. Proper mitochondria movement and distribution are critical for their localized function in cell metabolism, growth, and survival. Read more →

Fast temperature control for thermosensitive protein regulation (Developmental cell, 2009)

The spindle midzone—composed of antiparallel microtubules, microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs), and motors—is the structure responsible for microtubule organization and sliding during anaphase B. Read more →

Fast microfluidic temperature control for high resolution live cell imaging (Lab on Chip, 2011)

One major advantage of using genetically tractable model organisms such as the fission yeastSchizosaccharomyces pombe is the ability to construct temperature-sensitive mutations in a gene. Read more →

Cherry demos!

3rd International Electronic Conference on Medicinal Chemistr

go visit the 3rd International Electronic Conference on Medicinal Chemistry !

Cherry Biotech will present their new video of the system

Celegans meeting

June 21th -25th LA, USA, SAVE THE DATE: the 21st International C. elegans Meeting

Do you like C.elegans? The 21th International C.elegans Conference will begin on Wednesday evening, June 21 with an opening session from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm, followed by a Welcome Reception. The meeting will end on Sunday, June 25 at 12:00 noon. The meeting will be returning to the University of California, Los Angeles.

Cherry Biotech will be there!!

Worm art show

This summer we will be celebrating the 20th Anniversry of the C. elegans Art Show! Cherry Biotech is proud to sponsor this event!

Ahna Skop started the show in 1997 and it is still going strong. A huge thank you to the Worm Community for supporting this event!

Scientific News!

temperature 50°C mitochondrie

 Mitochondria are physiologically maintained at close to 50 °C.

 Chrétien et al.  prompts a re-examination of the literature on mitochondria, taking account of the inferred high temperature. read more 

They support us

Our Partners

support-dumont-labJulien Dumont’ s team use different model systems that range from tissue culture cells to mice, their favorite one to study cell division is still C. elegans. That’s why they were our obvious partners when we needed help to adapt CherryTemp to C. elegans research. Check out Julien Dumont’s team webpage @IJM and their publications that refer to CherryTemp. See more 

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