Tom Campbell tac at isolab.com
Tue Aug 4 13:45:16 EST 1998

Greetings.  I am reviewing a paper which uses the term "FACS" to describe 
general flow cytometry protocols.  It is my impression that "FACS" is a 
copyrighted term, describing the sorting of cells, but much like "Xeroxed", 
etc., has become a generic term for flow cytometry protocols.  Am I right? 
 Should this person be allowed to use this term, or should it be changed? 

Tom Campbell, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Wallac, Inc
Akron, OH

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