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Cytek full Spectrum flow Cytometry webinar: Part II – panel design and troubleshooting

Cytek Biosciences

Jan 11, 2021

In this session, we will continue to look at full spectrum flow cytometry and look at considerations for fluorescence...

IncuCyte for in-vitro analysis of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate

Sartorius

Jan 4, 2021

Watch this video to learn how researcher at Humane Genomics are utilizing the Incucyte platform for the in-vitro...

Cesium-137 versus X-ray irradiation preconditioning in immunodeficient NOG mice

Precision X-Ray

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Radio-active sources have been used routinely for the preconditioning in humanized mouse models, but safety issues have...

Coming in spring 2021, meet the Cytek Aurora CS

Cytek Biosciences

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Ever wanted to take your full spectrum panel from your Cytek Aurora or Northern Lights cytometer and sort? Soon, you...

Advances in Leukemia research using shear flow and Bioflux system

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Dec 10, 2020

Leukemia is a rare cancer with many subtypes. The production of abnormal leukocytes create disruptions in the immune...

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Dosimetric characterization of an X-ray irradiator for use with cells

Precision X-Ray

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This study aims to characterize an X-ray irradiator for use with cells using its internal parallel-plate ionization...

Early immune response in mice immunized with inactivated vaccine against SARS-CoV-2

Cytek Biosciences

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The development of a vaccine against COVID-19 is a hot topic for many research laboratories all over the world. Our aim...

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Curiox

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Neuronal co-culture - fluorescent live cell imaging

Aug 4, 2016

Neurite dynamics can be altered in disease states or following exposure to neurotoxic agents providing a rationale for understanding and quantifying this process (Conforti et al., 2007). An ideal method to track neurite dynamics would allow continuous automated measurement of structural parameters, including length and number of branch points, in a non-perturbing manner. We have previously developed a quantitative mono-culture approach for investigating changes in neurite length and ranching using phase images taken with an IncuCyte ZOOM live-content imaging platform in conjunction with NeuroTrack analysis software. However, in co-cultures containing neurons and astrocytes, neuronal processes cannot be unambiguously identified and measured using phase images alone. As such, we have developed a fluorescent reagent (NeuroLight Red) that specifically labels neurons in co-culture with astrocytes. Utilising a VSV-G pseudotyped lentivirus that encodes a red fluorescent protein (mKate2) driven off a synapsin promoter, neuronal expressionis strengthened and non-neuronal crossover is minimized. Here we describe assay methods using this fluorescent label, alongside NeuroTrack algorithms, to quantitatively assess changes in neurite morphology over time in either rat primary or human iPSC-derived neuron/astrocyte co-cultures.

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