sorting marine microorganisms

"Marcos E. García-Ojeda" mgarcia-ojeda at ucmerced.edu
Thu Sep 14 18:32:12 EDT 2006


Matt,

I've sorted marine algae without problems. After sorting, we run water 
to clear the lines and bring the salt levels down, and then follow the 
Aria's standard cleaning procedure.

Hope this helps

Marcos


Morrow, Matthew wrote:
>
> All,
>
> I have a potential client interested in sorting marine microorganisms. 
> Does anyone have experience doing this with a FACSAria? Are there any 
> effects on the instrument using a high-salinity, “artificial” seawater 
> sheath fluid (2.7%)? I’m concerned about salt crystal deposits in 
> valves, the nozzle, and on the grounding plate. Any feedback is 
> appreciated.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Matt
>
> Matthew Morrow, MS, MT (ASCP)
>
> Director, Flow Cytometry Core Facility
>
> Children's Research Institute
>
> University of South Florida
>
> St. Petersburg , FL
>
> (727) 553-3515 (office)
>
> (727) 553-1295 (fax)
>
> mmorrow1 at hsc.usf.edu
>


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