The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

BD LSR-Fortessa

Delivers the optimal sensitivity and resolution required for multicolor analysis

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  • Particle size sensitivity:  Resolves 0.5um particles from background; maximum size is 37um
  • Lasers:  4 (405nm, 488nm, 532nm, 640nm)
  • Simultaneous colors:  13
  • Instrument can accept samples from:  12mm x 75mm tubes, 96- or 384-well plates
    • Instrument can accept tubes manually
    • Instrument can run from plates manually or automatically
  • Researchers can use independently following 2-hour hands-on training session
  • ALL cells must be fixed
  • Software
  • BD FACSDiva™ software supports data integrity and helps ensure reproducible results by enabling automated cytometer setup.
  • Flow cytometry standard (FCS) files can be collected and reanalyzed in offline flow cytometry software packages such as FCS Express or FlowJo.


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Equipment Location

W-124A Millennium Science Complex

Microscopy and Cytometry Facility