CompuCyte's Laser Scanning Cytometer Brings Scanning Capabilities to Fluorescence Microscopy

Anyone who has ever got a headache from staring into a microscope for an extended period to count fluorescently labeled cells will appreciate the utility of the Laser Scanning Cytometer LSC® rom CompuCyte. As a slide-based laser scanning instrument that offers the analytical and quantitative features of a flow cytometer, the LSC pioneers a new dimension in fluorescence microscopy. The LSC will automatically scan a microscope slide and identify, count, and record the positions of fluorescently labeled cells. This scanning produces data very similar to that of flow cytometry but with a significant added benefit. Since the cells are fixed to a solid support and their positions are known, any identified cell can be relocated and viewed again. This feature is especially useful for correlating more than one label or identifying a particular distinguishing characteristic of labeled cells.


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