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Accudrop Beads
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This product contains a single population of 6-µm particles. Every particle contains a fluorophore that is excited at 670 nm and emits at 750 nm. The particles are supplied in 1.5 mL of water containing 0.05% Tween®  20 and 2 mM sodium azide.

Preparation And Storage

Store vials at 2–8°C. Protect from direct light. Each reagent is stable for the period shown on the bottle label when stored as directed.

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Citations & References
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Development References (6)

  1. Chase ES, Hoffman RA. Resolution of dimly fluorescent particles: a practical measure of fluorescence sensitivity. Cytometry. 1998; 33:267-279. (Biology).
  2. Establishing optimum baseline PMT gains to maximize resolution on BD Biosciences digital flow cytometers. BD application note. 2005. Available: .
  3. Hoffman RA. Darzynkiewicz Z, Crissman HA, Robinson JP, ed. Methods in Cell Biology. Elsevier Inc; 2001:300-340.
  4. Hoffman RA. Robinson JP et al, ed. Current Protocols in Cytometry. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, Inc; 2005:Unit1-3.
  5. Steen HB. Noise, sensitivity, and resolution of flow cytometers. Cytometry. 1992; 13:822-830. (Biology).
  6. Wood JCS, Hoffman RA. Evaluating fluorescence sensitivity on flow cytometers: an overview. Cytometry. 1998; 33:256-259. (Biology).
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Comparisons, where applicable, are made against older BD Technology, manual methods or are general performance claims.  Comparisons are not made against non-BD technologies, unless otherwise noted.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. 


Although not required, these products are manufactured in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices.