flow cytometer


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cytometer

 [si-tom´ĕ-ter]
a device for counting cells.
flow cytometer an instrument used to perform flow cytometry.

flow cytometer

A device for measuring thousands of cells as they are forced one at a time through a focused light beam, usually a laser. Cells studied by this device need to be in an evenly dispersed suspension.
See also: cytometer
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Because these systems require smaller sample volumes, generate less waste, have lower operating costs, and are easier to set up and run than traditional flow cytometers, they are especially well-suited for rural settings and pediatric patients.
The linear scale for a flow cytometer was established by passing the labeled microspheres through a flow cytometer and plotting the measured fluorescence intensity in each channel versus the assigned ERF value of the calibrator.
The operator then made the following quantitative HLA-DR measurements: 5 measurements on flow cytometer A with instrument setting 1; 5 measurements on flow cytometer A with instrument setting 2; 5 measurements on flow cytometer B with instrument setting 1; and 5 measurements on flow cytometer B with instrument setting 2.
The acronym FACS (pronounced just like FAX) stands for Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter and is a trademark of Becton-Dickinson Corporation--a $5B manufacturer of flow cytometers and other bio-imaging devices.
As stained DNA fragments are run through the flow cytometer, they trigger brief bursts of fluorescence.
The C6 flow cytometer also performs additional tests from the IncellDx product line, including the HIV(TROPISM)Probe and the HCV(VR)Viral Reservoirs Probe.
Total quantity or scope: One 4 Laser Flow Cytometer for the detailed analysis of donor or patient platelets, erythrocytes and leucocytes
In just a short time, they are quickly starting to dominate the cuvette market and are now expanding into micro flow cell manufacturing for flow cytometers, cell sorters, and particle analyzers.
The guava easyCyte(TM) 12 flow cytometer uses three excitation lasers to detect up to 12 parameters simultaneously, including 10 fluorescent colors plus forward and side scatter for size and granularity determination.
is developing next generation flow cytometers and cell sorters that are small, simple, and affordable.
Beckman Coulter's XL-MCL flow cytometer and Perkin-Elmer's Victor 3 fluorimeter were used.
In their recent report, Ottiger and Huber (1) compared the OF-100 flow cytometer and the KOVA system and suggested an algorithm for the selection of samples for microscopic analysis.