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BD® Spectrum ViewerBeta


The BD® Spectrum Viewer, currently in beta, is an interactive tool that supports optimized fluorochrome selection, choosing filters and assessing potential spillover when designing flow cytometry panels. The latest and improved version of the tool offers several additional features: ability to view and compare excitation (Ex) and emission (Em) spectra with a broad and growing library of dyes and probes;1 an extensive collection of pre-loaded cytometer configurations;2 a stacked laser view and the ability to save and share your work; and the ability to visualize and analyze fluorochrome emission profiles on spectral flow cytometers3 with a new heat map option to more easily assess areas of overlapping emission. Explore the new BD® Spectrum Viewer below and view the BD® Spectrum Viewer User Guide and FAQs.


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