The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet Dyes – The new colours for your science

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The BD Horizon Brilliant™ Ultraviolet range of dyes enable the use of the UV laser for immunophenotyping. This allows spreading the markers over more lasers, thereby helping reduce spread issues in the experiment. The impact of these dyes, unique to BD, has been quite considerable. More and more flow cytometrists across the world are now […]

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The BD Horizon™ Guided Panel Solution (GPS) – The guidance you need to design your panel

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We all know how tricky designing a panel can be. Numerous factors like instrument configuration, fluorochrome brightness, spectral overlap, antigen density and coexpression, and reagent availability must be taken into consideration.  The updated BD Horizon™ GPS allows you to upload the data to create resolution impact matrix (RIM) for your instrument and issues alerts when […]

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Happy holidays – The flow cytometry news advent calendar for 2018

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It is that lovely time of the year again. A time of joy and gifts. And we at BD have a special advent calendar to celebrate some of the great science published recently. Starting from the first of December, one box will get activated every day on our advent calendar, featuring a publication on high […]

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Multicolor flow cytometry training at the BD European training centre in Belgium

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Multicolor flow cytometry experiments are tricky to perform – but not if one is trained by experts. The best practices for multicolour experiment design must be learned well for successful experimentation. So, what do you do if you are familiar with flow cytometry and the BD FACSDiva™ software, and wish to learn how to work […]

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Automated well gating and much more – The IndexSort Plugin

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The IndexSort plugin was designed to give researchers the ability to automatically gate wells from .fcs data generated using the BD FACSAriaIII™, the BD FACSAria Fusion™, the BD FACSMelody™, the BD Influx™ System™, and the BD FACSymphony™ S6 cell sorters. It automatically identifies the cell sorter, generates parameters corresponding to the X and Y axes […]

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Protein and mRNA expression in a single experiment – BD presents the AbSeq™ assay

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Protein and mRNA expression in the same run? Isn’t that science fiction? Not anymore! BD introduces AbSeq™, the multiomic option to analyze protein expression at the single cell level. AbSeq™ uses antibody-oligonucleotide conjugates (Ab-oligos) to detect cell surface proteins that can be added to mRNA sequencing. What’s more, BD AbSeq™ can be incorporated into the […]

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High-dimensional single cell analysis identifies stem-like cytotoxic CD8+ T cells infiltrating human tumors

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It is well known that CD8+ T cells infiltrating tumors are largely dysfunctional, but do a subset of them retain functionality? To find an answer, researchers from Dr Enrico Lugli’s Lab at the Humanitas Institute, Milan, analyzed CD8+ T cells from 53 lung cancer patients using high-dimensional flow cytometry. Dr.Lugli and his team were able […]

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Biosafety and the BD FACSAria™ Fusion

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The BD FACSAria™ Fusion cell sorter is a fully integrated biosafety and cell sorting solution, specially designed to provide the highest standard of biosafety. We have performed a series of tests to ensure that the bio-safety cabinet of the FACSAria™ Fusion cell sorter satisfies the most demanding biosafety standards. These tests meet the stringent European […]

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BD OptiBuild™ – Now flexibility comes with consistent quality

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With the BD OptiBuild™ range of assembled to order reagents, you have more flexibility to evaluate new colors and simplify your panel design. But that is not all. Thanks to BD’s rigorous manufacturing process and testing for lot-to-lot variation, you can also be assured of excellent consistency and high reliability of your experiments. In our […]

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A standardized flow cytometry network study for the assessment of circulating endothelial cell physiological ranges

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Standardization has become an essential requirement in flow cytometry analysis. In this publication, a highly standardized protocol – based on LyotubeTM reagents and application settings – has been applied to a multicentre study for the evaluation of Circulating Endothelial Cells (CECs). Under physiological conditions, CECs are among the rarest populations of cells present in peripheral […]

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