paramagnetic beads that can be used for flow cytometry?

Dr Doom p.norman at
Mon Oct 9 07:32:35 EST 1995

antibody at (antibody) wrote:
>In article <mrtour-2809951056460001 at>,
>mrtour at,dburtrum at (michelle or
>doug......) wrote:
>> I am trying to positively select for a cell population by paramagnetic
>> beads and antibody staining....I use Dynabeads by Dynal...the big problem
>> is that the beads fluoresce by themselves on all 3 fluoresce channels....
>> does anyone know of paramagnetic beads which can be used in flow cytometry
>> because they don't fluoresce by themselves?
>> thanks

Have you tried detachabeads?  The reason I ask is that I was planning to use some myself in a 
similar manner. 
Cheers, Paul.

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