Cell counting

Mark A. KuKuruga kukuru at umich.edu
Mon Nov 1 08:41:13 EST 1999

You can certainly estimate counts well with a cytometer, but only with
methods where counts are confirmed by other means, like a hemacytometer.
You better make up.

Snezna Rogelj wrote:

> Hello, All,
> I do not have a Coulter counter, and am cross with the hemacytometer.
> Can I use the FACScan to count cells in a defined volume,
> i.e. to calculate cell concentrations?
> Countless thanks,
> Snezna

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University of Michigan Core Flow Cytometry
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