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Reagent Selection Tools


Find a comprehensive assortment of reagent selection tools to simplify and efficiently navigate your product selection process.


Clone Comparison Tool

A tool for side-by-side comparison of antibody clones against the same antigen. Quickly review scientific details, qualified applications and available formats to select the best antibody clone for your experiments. Choose from available antigens and fluorochromes in our catalog. 


Interactive Human Cell Map

An interactive guide to the protein signatures that define human immune cells. This tool also showcases a collection of preoptimized panels that can be used to study populations of interest. This simple-to-use tool can help you identify your population of interest efficiently, learn about defining markers and assess the performance of preoptimized multicolor panels useful for characterizing populations of interest.


Absorption and Emission Spectra

A tool that readily allows viewing histograms representing the absorption and emission spectra for each BD fluorochrome. Enables easy decision making on which fluorochromes to use based on their relative emission spectra.


BD FACSelect™ Buffer Compatibility Tool

A tool to quickly assess buffer and reagent compatibility. This tool provides real experimental results for cells that have been processed using different variables including blood source, fixation or permeabilization buffers, fluorochromes, staining sequence and antibody titration. Offers result sorting by antibody specificities, lasers, fluorochrome, clone, specifies, localization (surface vs intracellular), cell source or staining protocol to help you quickly make your product selection.


BD® Research Cloud

Use the Reagent Selector tool inside BD RC to guide you through the flow cytometry panel design process. You can use your own cytometer configuration, utilize the BD reagent catalog and defined custom reagents, pre-defined and custom populations and then assign fluors to your markers. From designing panels to analyzing data, BD® Research Cloud (BD RC) is a comprehensive ecosystem for research flow cytometry experiments.