Stem Cell Research
Flow cytometry is a powerful methodology for characterizing, analyzing, and isolating stem cells and their derivatives.
Recent discoveries in stem cell biology have amplified the importance of pluripotent stem cells in therapeutics and have improved researchers’ understanding of normal and disease processes. Still, the inherent heterogeneous nature of differentiating cultures remains a primary challenge in stem cell research.
Flow cytometry is unique in its ability to investigate large cell populations at the single-cell level. In contrast to methods such as Western blot and cellular imaging, multicolor flow cytometry enables researchers to interrogate heterogeneous cell populations and analyze their subpopulations.
Using multiple fluorescent-labeled antibodies, researchers can obtain robust, multiparametric data and population-based statistics on differentiating stem cell cultures—and can isolate stem cells and their derivatives from primary tissue and diverse in vitro populations.
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