flow cytometry

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flow cytometry

n.
Cytometry performed by suspending cells in a liquid and passing them through a light beam, often after applying fluorescent stains. The measured characteristics of the scattered light correlate with cell properties such as volume, morphology, and pigmentation.
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Hoechst 33342-positive and [gamma]-chain NRBCs were separated by fluorescent-activated cell sorting and deposited onto positively charged microscope slides (Fisher Scientific Worldwide).
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