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Fluorescence cell counting
By Jane Byrne
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CytoSMART Technologies has released its first fluorescence cell counter, CytoSMART Exact FL.
An automated, dual fluorescence cell counter, it has an expanded field of view that calculates the exact number of cells in a sample, said the company.
It is designed to provide a reliable assessment of key cellular parameters including cell viability and transfection efficiency.
The cell counter sets new standards in terms of accuracy, speed, and performance: improved specifications include an advanced 6.4-megapixel CMOS camera, and also ultrafast autofocus, high magnification and high contrast lenses, increased measuring volume, and super robust image recognition by Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms, said the developer.
“The CytoSMART Exact FL can count cells using a bright-field channel, while simultaneously assessing viability and transfection efficiency with two fluorescent channels. It can also ease the counting of hard-to-detect primary cells or quantify multiple cell types in one sample. Another fascinating feature of our devices is the introduction of add-on modules, which enable customers to expand the application range of their device allowing them to also count organoids,” said Joffry Maltha, CEO, CytoSMART Technologies.