Latest Fluorescent labelling Stories

2011-04-04 05:00:00

ORLANDO, Florida, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Flow Cytometer MACSQuant(R) VYB Opens up Novel Avenues in Cell Analysis Miltenyi Biotec today announces the worldwide release and availability of the MACSQuant(R) VYB, a compact, benchtop flow cytometer featuring violet, yellow, and blue lasers, and detection of 10 optical parameters. The MACSQuant VYB enables easy but sophisticated multiparametric analysis of fluorescent protein-expressing cells, stem cell characterization,...

2010-11-17 16:58:48

The cells in the different parts of this video are always the same (grey), but, like actors using make-up to highlight different facial features, they have fluorescent labels that mark different cellular components in different colours: blue shows the nucleus, yellow shows tubulin (a component of the cell's scaffolding), red shows mitochondria, cyan shows the membranes of vesicles called endosomes, and purple shows other membrane structures. Instead of spending hours applying first one colour...

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