Wildcat is used to perform biophysical assays primarily on permeabilized multicellular preparations from human hearts.
Dedicated equipment includes:
1) Aurora 403 Force Transducer
2) Aurora 312C High Speed Length Controller
3) Microstar DAP5216 card
4) Nikon Inverted Microscope
5) Custom built stage
6) Also has capabilities to project first-order diffraction through the muscle using a laser beam (HeNe, 10mW, Melles Griot; Irvine, CA)