Courtesy of BD Biosciences
San Jose, Calif.-based BD Biosciences Immunocytometry Systems
The BD FACSArray Bioanalyzer works like a flow cytometer, but Ward says that the company is marketing it instead as a bio-analyzer, because it can be used as a platform for both multiplexed bead and cell-based assays. "Pretty much anything you can do on a small bead, you should be able to measure on this system," says Ward.
However, there is one major difference: Because it includes only green and red lasers, it does not support the...