vendredi 24 avril 2009
par   G. Grégori

Fulwyler MJ (1980) Flow cytometry and cell sorting. Blood Cells 6 :173-184


Flow cytometry has become an important research tool in cytology, genetics, immunology, and microbiology. The information gained from cytometric instruments is quantitative and of high statistical precision, enabling resolution of cell subpopulations. Although increasing, application to cytology is hindered by inadequate appreciation of the nature of flow cytometry and the information obtained. Many cytologic questions can be reexamined from the perspective of this technology to obtain knowledge not accessible with conventional techniques. A flow cytometer and cell sorter are described. The physical, biochemical, and functional properties measurable by these systems are discussed.