chemiluminscence vs fluorescence

Kenneth A Frauwirth kfrauwir at mail.med.upenn.edu
Tue Dec 12 09:14:13 EST 2000

On 12 Dec 2000 10:14:44 GMT, Ruth Bates <in6069 at wlv.ac.uk> wrote:
>Which is the better system?
>Does the increase in sensitivity actually increase the window of
>readable values or just increase background?
>There is a new system that reads both, has any one got one of these
>and if so what do you think of it?

I can't comment on which is better, but Wallac (a subdivision of the new
Perkin Elmer) makes a machine called Victor, which reads both fluorescence
and luminescence.  We don't have one here, but I've used it briefly at
Wallac's training course, and the system looks pretty impressive.

Ken Frauwirth

Ken Frauwirth  (MiSTie #33025)   kfrauwir at mail.med.upenn.edu
Abramson Cancer Research Institute
University of Pennsylvania
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 Science is a way to find better questions." - C. Barrans

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