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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s colocalization?

CoLocalization is a widespread visual phenomenon in cell and molecular biology studies when two or more differently-labeled fluorescence molecules appear indistinguishably close to each other and change their colors as a result of overlap.

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Why quantify colocalization?

Quantification of colocalization provides the statistical proof to the studies describing where fluorescently-labeled objects are located and how they may work.

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What is CoLocalizer?

CoLocalizer is an app that analyzes colocalization. It is available in Mac (CoLocalizer Pro) and iPad (CoLocalizer) versions:

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CoLocalizer Pro for Mac and CoLocalizer for iPad work jointly and can be used interchangeably.

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How do I use CoLocalizer?

You can analyze colocalization in just 3 steps:

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May I skip the background correction step?

No, you should never skip this step because it is essential. If you do, a warning will appear reminding you to correct the background.

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Can I try CoLocalizer apps before I buy them?

You surely can, and we recommend that you do. The trial is free and can be activated after downloading and installing CoLocalizer Pro software on your Mac. It is limited to several sessions.  Note that any data obtained during the trial cannot be used for presentation and publication without purchasing the full license. CoLocalizer for iPad is a free download from the Apple App Store. You can download sample images and evaluate the app on them. To examine colocalization on custom images, you need to purchase a subscription.

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How much does CoLocalizer cost?

CoLocalizer Pro for Mac:

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CoLocalizer for iPad:

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How should I cite CoLocalizer apps in my publications?

You should include app name (CoLocalizer Pro for Mac or/and CoLocalizer for iPad), its version,  company name (CoLocalization Research Software), and our URL (www.colocalizer.com).

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Will you release CoLocalizer for Windows/Android?

Since CoLocalizer leverages modern programming technologies available exclusively for the Mac computers and iPads, it is virtually impossible to create a similar Windows/Android versions without sacrificing the apps’ functionality. 

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If you still have questions after reading these FAQ, please use the Visit Support Page menu item under the Help menu in CoLocalizer Pro and reach us via the Contact form.

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