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Cytometer Setup & Tracking Beads Kit (use with BD FACSDiva™ software v 6.x)

Cytometer Setup & Tracking Beads Kit (use with BD FACSDiva™ software v 6.x)

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Description

BD™ Cytometer Setup and Tracking beads are for research use only with BD FACSDiva™ software (v 6.x). The beads allow the software to automatically characterize, track, and report measurements of supported BD digital flow cytometers. Each vial of beads contains equal concentrations of beads of three fluorescence emission intensities: bright, mid, and dim. The beads are used to define a baseline and run daily measurements of the cytometer. Each 3-mL vial contains beads sufficient for 50 daily measurements or 16 baseline definitions. Cytometer Setup and Tracking beads are for research use only with BD FACSDiva™ software (v 6.x). The beads allow the software to automatically characterize, track, and report measurements of supported BD digital flow cytometers.


BD™ Cytometer Setup and Tracking beads are for research use only with BD FACSDiva™ software (v 6.x). The beads allow the software to automatically characterize, track, and report measurements of supported BD digital flow cytometers. Each vial of beads contains equal concentrations of beads of three fluorescence emission intensities: bright, mid, and dim. The beads are used to define a baseline and run daily measurements of the cytometer. Each 3-mL vial contains beads sufficient for 50 daily measurements or 16 baseline definitions. Cytometer Setup and Tracking beads are for research use only with BD FACSDiva™ software (v 6.x). The beads allow the software to automatically characterize, track, and report measurements of supported BD digital flow cytometers.

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Phosphate buffered saline with BSA and sodium azide.
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Flow cytometry


Preparation And Storage

• Store the beads vial at 2°C to 8°C and protect from light. • Do not freeze Cytometer Setup and Tracking beads. • Vial contents are stable for the period shown on the vial label when stored as directed. Do not use after the expiration date. • Cytometer Setup and Tracking beads can be diluted in BD FACSFlow™ solution, BD FACSFlow solution with surfactant, or PBS. (See Procedure.) For consistent results, BD recommends always using the same diluent and sample delivery device to run Cytometer Setup and Tracking beads • After dilution, the beads suspension is stable for 8 hours at 2°C to 25°C when protected from light.

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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.