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FACS

fluorescence-activated cell sorter: a machine that sorts cells according to whether or not they have been tagged with antibodies carrying a fluorescent dye.
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Lo, "Human mammalian cell sorting using a highly integrated micro-fabricated fluorescence-activated cell sorter ([micro]FACS)," Lab on a Chip, vol.
S.Hinds gratefully acknowledges Peter Lopez, manager and codirector of NYUCI Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Core Facility, for granting access to the fluorescence-activated cell sorter and Keith Kobylarz, Flow Cytometry Senior Research Tech at NYU Langone Medical Center, for his expert assistance.
The [CD.sub.4] count was 48/[micro]l and [CD.sub.4]:[CD.sub.8] ratio was 0.08 [done by using Becton-Dickinson's (USA) FACS (Fluorescence-activated cell sorter) machine].
Fluorescence-activated cell sorter testing showed 3% reactive B-and T-cell blasts but no signs of a malignant hematologic disease.
Simultaneous fluorescence-activated cell sorter analysis of two distinct transcriptional elements within a single cell using engineered green fluorescent proteins.

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