Molecular Devices' FLIPR384 System
Launched in 1996, the Fluorometric Imaging Plate Reader, otherwise known as the FLIPR, is a unique combination of optics, automated pipetting, and temperature control. Designed to perform high-throughput screening assays using adherent and nonadherent cells, the FLIPR is ideally suited for kinetic, cell-based assays such as measuring changes in intracellular calcium levels and membrane potential. According to Simon Pitchford, product marketing manager for cell analysis at Molecular Devices, the FLIPR technology has been well accepted by the industry. "The FLIPR was designed to...
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