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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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Had the AIDS epidemic not required the urgent adoption of this technology by clinical laboratories in order to monitor patients' CD-I-positive T helper cell counts in the mid-1980s, flow cytometry might never have been widely adopted for the assessment of leukemias and lymphomas.
All procedures will need to be validated, including the preanalytical stability of whole blood samples prior to flow cytometry analysis.
Flow cytometry is a technique used for identifying and sorting cells and their components.
High diagnosis rates, increasing count of research activities, growing adoption in diagnosis of solid tumors and hematological malignancies, rising incidences of cancer, and high rate of HIV tests per capita in Austria would continue to bolster flow cytometry market in Austria.
Beckman Coulter Flow Cytometry Business Unit VP and general manager, Mario Koksch, said, 'The CytoFLEX easily fits into today's rapid workflow in research cytometry, combining ease of use with exceptional analytical performance and built-in automation.
Because flow cytometry technology and methodology are evolving and are compared with potentially more-sensitive molecular techniques, the LOD of flow-based MRD testing continues to improve.
Topics covered include the application of flow cytometry to environmental biotechnology, microbial community fingerprinting, clinical microbiology, and many more.
BD Life Sciences reported on Monday the formation of a strategic partnership to integrate its flow cytometry data acquisition software with FlowJo's data analysis platform for the research market.
The aim of this study was to investigate p70S6K phosphorylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) of liver transplant patients who received different immunosuppressive drug regimens with or without sirolimus by phospho-flow cytometry and Western blotting.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Flow Cytometry market to grow at a CAGR of 11.
I talked with Vellalore Kakkanaiah of PPD's bioanalytical laboratory about how the company employs flow cytometry in its development of biomarker assays for client studies, and where he sees client demand coming from in future.
Considering flow cytometry as one of the suite of techniques needed for diagnosing blood malignancies, consultant haematologists Leach and Drummond, and haemato-oncology laboratory manager Doig (all Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland) offer a practical guide for anyone who instigates, performs, interprets, or acts on the flow cytometry of patient material.