[Cell-biology] Re: Q: fast cell counting methods

Porpyrin via cellbiol%40net.bio.net (by YoungYou from gmail.com)
Mon Jul 9 09:20:02 EST 2007


On Jul 9, 12:38 am, Eric <say... from spam.now> wrote:
> Porpyrin wrote:
>
> > Does any body have a suggestion for easier and faster cell counting
> > methods than using haemacytometer? Counting cells is a tidious job
> > especially when there are lots of samples to count. It seems using
> > coulter, a particle counter, is one substitute. However a coulter is
> > not cheap and sometimes cells block the tube in the coulter. I
> > experienced often. Is there any other good way to count cancer cells?
>
> > Thanks!
>
> Have you looked into flow cytometry to see if it's compatible with your
> protocol?
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flow_cytometry
>
> http://biology.berkeley.edu/crl/flow_cytometry_basic.html
>
> Eric

Thanks Eric for your comment.

But, I never thought about using FACS and can not access FACS.

Porphyrin



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