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> 

         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 

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