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Services

Flow Cytometry Core
Instrumentation

Beckman Coulter MoFlo Astrios
Four-laser, 15-color cell sorter (three UV, six blue, three yellow-green, three red) in a biosafety cabinet

  • Up to six-way tube sorting
  • Plate sorting up to 96-well plates
  • Side populations
  • Immunophenotyping surface and intracellular antigens
  • Single-cell sorting for subcloning or genetic analysis
  • Viability
  • Apoptosis
  • Cell cycle
  • Transfection efficiency analysis
  • Mitochondrial function
  • Primarily staff-run, semi-assisted option for well-trained users
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Beckman Coulter CytoFLEX S
Four-laser, 14-color benchtop analyzer (four violet, two blue, four yellow-green, three red)

  • Can accept samples in tubes or plates
  • Immunophenotyping surface and intracellular antigens
  • Viability
  • Apoptosis
  • Transfection efficiency analysis
  • Cell cycle
  • Mitochondrial function
  • Staff- or self-run
  • Available 24/7 to well-trained users
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Abaxis VetScan Classic
Blood chemistry analysis

  • Comprehensive Diagnostic Profile
  • Prep Profile II
  • Critical Care Plus
  • T4/Cholesterol Profiles
  • Mammalian Liver Profile
  • Equine Profile Plus
  • Avian/Reptilian Profile Plus
  • Large Animal Profile
  • Available 24/7 to well-trained users

Abaxis VetScan HMII
18-parameter hematology analyzer

  • CBC with three-part differential (Lymph, Mono, Gran)
  • Hemoglobin and hematocrit
  • Mean corpuscular volume
  • Mean corpuscular hemoglobin
  • Platelet volume
  • Available 24/7 to well-trained users

Shandon Cytospin 3
Gently deposit a monolayer of cells on your slide

  • Core provides reusable rotors and disposable funnels with integrated cards
  • Spin up to 24 samples
  • Speeds from 200 to 2,000 rpm
  • Available 24/7 to well-trained users
Services

Consultation

  • Experimental design
  • Instrumentation choice
  • Panel design and fluorochrome choice
  • Panel optimization methods
  • Sample preparation
  • Biosafety
  • Special sort considerations

Data analysis: self- or staff-run analysis available

  • Cytexpert
  • FlowJo v10
  • Kaluza
  • Summit
  • Available 24/7 to trained users

Other services

  • Assistance with grant preparation
  • Assistance with manuscript preparation
  • Production of publication-quality graphics