A clean machine!

Tom Mc Closkey thomasm at nshs.edu
Wed Feb 5 16:07:30 EST 1997



--- On Tue, 4 Feb 1997 19:48:58 +0100  Ugo Consoli <uconsoli at mbox.vol.it> 
wrote:

         Acridine Orange is probably the fastest and the easiest method to
>evaluate apoptosis and/or cell cycle but ..... how can I be sure that it
>wouldn't contaminate our flow-cytometer?

On our Elite, we routinely change the sample tubing between applications 
where a dye is known to remain in the tubing.  You'll have to check how 
feasible this is for your machine, but is a simple way to avoid 
contamination of subsequent samples.

--------------------------------------------------------
Thomas W. Mc Closkey, Ph. D.
Director, Flow Cytometry
North Shore University Hospital
Biomedical Research Center
350 Community Drive
Manhasset, Long Island, New York 11030
ph: 516-562-4844 [office]; 516-562-1135/4641 [lab]
2/5/97   1:12:01 PM
E-mail: thomasm at nshs.edu 
--------------------------------------------------------




More information about the Cytometry mailing list