Flow Cytometry

In biotechnology, flow cytometry is a laser– or impedance-based, biophysical technology employed in cell counting, cell sorting, biomarker detection and protein engineering, by suspending cells in a stream of fluid and passing them through an electronic detection apparatus. A flow cytometer allows simultaneous multiparametric analysis of the physical and chemical characteristics of up to thousands of particles per second.

Flow cytometry is routinely used in the diagnosis of health disorders, especially blood cancers, but has many other applications in basic research, clinical practice and clinical trials. A common variation involves linking the analytical capability of the flow cytometer to a sorting device, to physically separate and thereby purify particles of interest based on their optical properties. Such a process is called cell sorting, and the instrument is commonly termed a “cell sorter”. (


Cell Sorting

  • High speed Influx Cell Sorters

Cell Analysing

  • BD LSRFortessas
  • LSR II (BD Biosciences)
  • Attune NxT (Thermofisher)
  • Accuri C6 (BD Biosciences)
  • FACS Caliburs (BD Biosciences)
  • Countess Automated Cell Counter (Life Technologies)

Category Flow cytometry

Date 1 May 2018

Flow Cytometry

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