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Cell Viability Kit with BD Liquid Counting Beads

BD™ Cell Viability Kit with BD Liquid Counting Beads

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Flow cytometry


Studies of:

• Rapid counting of live/dead bacteria or other microbial cells

• Efficacy of bacterial disinfectant

• Viability of yeast during fermentation

• Viability and concentration of cells in culture

• Viability and concentration of cells before staining for flow cytometric analysis

• Mammalian or microbial cells

• Viability and count of cells in bioreactors

• Viability of sperm for research studiesiability in cell preparations containing debris

Contents: Thiazole Orange solution, propidium iodide solution, liquid counting beads.

Preparation And Storage

Store vials at 2° to 8°C with the TO and PI stored in the desiccated container provided. Each reagent is stable for the period shown on the bottle label when stored as directed.

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Description Quantity/Size Part Number EntrezGene ID
Thiazole Orange Solution 100 Tests (1 ml) 91-0554 N/A
Propidium Iodide Solution 100 Tests (1 ml) 91-0555 N/A
Liquid Counting Beads 100 Tests (1 ea) 335925 N/A
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Citations & References
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Development References (8)

  1. Alsharif R, Godfrey W. Bacterial detection and live/dead discrimination by flow cytometry. 2002. (Biology).
  2. Alsharif R, Tapia M, Godfrey W, Wanalund J, Nagar M. Bacterial disinfectant efficacy using flow cytometry. 2002. (Biology).
  3. Davey HM, Kell DB. Flow cytometry and cell sorting of heterogeneous microbial populations: the importance of single-cell analyses. Microbiol Rev. 1996; 60:641-696. (Biology).
  4. Graham JK. Assessment of sperm quality: a flow cytometric approach. Anim Reprod Sci. 2001; 68:239-247. (Biology).
  5. Nebe-von-Caron G, Stephens PJ, Badley AR. Bacterial detection and differentiation by cytometry and fluorescent probes. Proc Royal Microbiol Society. 1999; 34:321-327. (Biology).
  6. Nebe-von-Caron G, Stephens PJ, Hewitt CJ, Powell JR, Badley RA. Analysis of bacterial function by multi-colour fluorescence flow cytometry and single cell sorting. J Microbiol Meth. 2000; 42:97-114. (Biology).
  7. Thornton R, Godfrey W, Gilmour L, Alsharif R. Evaluation of yeast viability and concentration during wine fermentation using flow cytometry. 2002. (Biology).
  8. Yamamoto T, Mori S, Yoneyama M, Imanishi M, Takeuchi M. Evaluation of rat sperm by flow cytometry: simultaneous analysis of sperm count and sperm viability. J Toxicol Sci. 1998; 23:373-378. (Biology).
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