Article data A simple and unbiased method of analyzing lipid droplets combining Oil Red staining and confocal microscopy

Published: 10 February 2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/rjz99grdb2.1
Kelly Lima


Our method using confocal microscopy substantially enhanced the quality of lipid droplets (LD) images compared to phase contrast microscopy by eliminating out-of-focus light, increasing contrast, enhancing lipid droplet definition and increasing the sensitivity of LD quantification.