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PHCC20060

Millipore

Scepter 2.0 Handheld Automated Cell Counter

Rapid cell counts in a handheld easy to use format, includes pkg of 60 μm Scepter Cell Counter Sensors

eCl@ss:
32011202
NACRES:
NB.22

manufacturer/tradename

Scepter

application(s)

cell quantification: suitable

particle size

6-36 μm

compatibility

for use with cells sized 4.0–25.0 μm

shipped in

ambient

General description

The Scepter Cell Counter delivers rapid cell counts in a handheld easy to use format. Its on screen instructions guide you through the sampling process and in less than 40 seconds reveil data on cell concentration, average diameter, average volume and a histogram displaying population information on your culture. The device stores up to 72 counts which can be downloaded to your computer and uploaded to Excel for further manipulation.
FREE PACK OF 60μM Sensors included.
The Scepter 2.0 handheld automated cell counter provides a fast and convenient method for counting cells and particles and is compatible with both the 40 and 60uM sensor. The system employs the Coulter principle in a miniaturized, handheld, format enabling rapid cell counting; what used to take 10 minutes now takes less than 30 seconds. The user prepares a dilution of the cell culture of interest and uses the Scepter cell counter to aspirate a sample of this dilution into the Scepter sensor.

The Scepter cell counter’s screen displays:

Cell concentration
Average cell size
Average cell volume
Histogram of size or volume distribution
This system is intended for research use only and has been tested with cell types representative of those in use today.

Application

Rapid cell counts in a handheld easy to use format, includes pkg of 60 μm Scepter Cell Counter Sensors
Research Category
Cell Culture

Components

1 Scepter Cell Counter

1 Test Bead Vial

1 USB Cable

1 Downloadable Software

2 O-rings

50 Sensors (60µM)

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Wendy A Szymczak et al.
The American journal of pathology, 180(4), 1547-1559 (2012-02-22)
The cytokines IL-23 and IL-17 have been implicated in resistance to cryptococcal disease, but it is not clear whether IL-23-mediated production of IL-17 promotes fungal containment following pulmonary challenge with Cryptococcus neoformans. We used mice lacking IL-23 (IL-23p19(-/-)) or IL-17RA...
Oncogenes induce senescence with incomplete growth arrest and suppress the DNA damage response in immortalized cells.
Sherman, Michael Y, et al.
Aging Cell, 10, 949-961 (2011)
Santosh Kumar Patnaik et al.
PloS one, 6(7), e22379-e22379 (2011-07-27)
Expression levels of miR-146b-5p and -3p microRNAs in human non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are associated with recurrence of the disease after surgery. To understand this, the effect of miR-146b overexpression was studied in A549 human lung cancer cells. A549...
Erin N Potts-Kant et al.
Free radical biology & medicine, 52(3), 705-715 (2011-12-27)
This article has been retracted: please see Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal (https://www.elsevier.com/about/our-business/policies/article-withdrawal). This article has been retracted at the request of the Authors. Since learning of potential discrepancies between the raw data from the animal pulmonary physiology...
Zhiyin Xun et al.
Mechanisms of ageing and development, 133(4), 176-185 (2012-02-18)
Retinoic acid (RA) is used in differentiation therapy to treat a variety of cancers including neuroblastoma. The contributing factors for its therapeutic efficacy are poorly understood. However, mitochondria (MT) have been implicated as key effectors in RA-mediated differentiation process. Here...

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