Coulter counter


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Coulter counter

[′kōl·tər ¦kau̇nt·ər]
(microbiology)
An electronic device for counting the number of cells in a liquid culture.
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Cells were exposed to increasing concentrations of the agents for 96 h and the number of viable cells was determined by the Coulter Counter assay, as shown in Fig.
Particle size was determined using a Coulter Counter Model TAII instrument, which employs an electrical zone sensing method to cause a resistance change (voltage spike) proportional to particle volume.
A sampling technique has been developed by Alcan based on the Coulter counter principle in which metal is forced to flow through a small (0.
Coulter is best known for his long line of innovative breakthroughs in hematology analysis and the invention of The Coulter Counter, which radically changed hematology by allowing more accurate and faster CBC (Complete Blood Count) analysis.
Another of Roy's favorites was the Coulter Counter Model S introduced in 1958, 50 years ago: "It was even in a movie, Omega Man with Charlton Heston, but how Chuck got usable results with all six lights on in one scene is beyond me.