flow cytometry

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flow cytometry

[¦flō sī¦täm·ə·trē]
(cell and molecular biology)
A technique for optical analysis and separation of cells and metaphase chromosomes based on light scattering and fluorescence.
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om the environment; and (ii) screening said exposed libraries utilizing an assay requiring a binding event or the covalent modification of a target, and a fluorescence activated cell sorter to identify positive clones.
Herzenberg, who developed the Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter -- a scientific instrument that has opened new frontiers in regenerative medicine by allowing researchers to sort viable cells by their specific properties.
Contract Awarded for Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter Or A Flow Cytometer (Facs)
Herzenberg was honored for his outstanding contributions to the life sciences and clinical medicine, through his work in developing the Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter (FACS), a type of flow cytometer that has had a profound impact on medical science, diagnostics and the field of regenerative medicine.
Herzenberg, Professor of Genetics at Stanford University, has been awarded the coveted Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology for his outstanding contributions to life sciences and clinical medicine through his role in developing the Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter (FACS) and the field of flow cytometry.
Herzenberg will receive the award for his outstanding contributions to life sciences and clinical medicine, through his work in developing the Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter (FACS), a flow cytometer that has had a profound impact on medical science, diagnostics and the field of regenerative medicine.

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