Fluidigm Scales Highly Multiplexed Cell Analysis with Introduction of Seven New Metal Markers
Mass cytometry is an industry-leading tool for deep interrogation of cellular phenotypes and function in health and disease. Powered by proven Fluidigm® CyTOF® technology, the number of research publications using mass cytometry continues to grow at an accelerated pace, offering new insights in cancer, autoimmune and infectious disease, immunotherapy research and more.
Setting an industry first for highly multiplexed cytometry, researchers have used mass cytometry to simultaneously interrogate more than 50 cell surface and intracellular parameters at a time, all from a single sample tube. By providing 135 unique channels to detect different cellular parameters,
“We are using highly multiplexed mass cytometry to accelerate the development of novel therapeutic approaches for acute leukemia,” said
“The contributions mass cytometry has been making around the world are truly impressive. In addition to powering hundreds of important peer reviewed publications, mass cytometry has been adopted by multiple consortia and more than 40 clinical trials,” said Chris Linthwaite, President and CEO of Fluidigm. “With the introduction of these new metal isotopes, we are increasing the scalability and flexibility of mass cytometry to deliver powerful new health insights.”
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