Navigation Links
Accuri Cytometers Adds Automation to Its Revolutionary C6 Flow Cytometer(R) System With Commercial Launch of CSampler(TM)
Date:5/6/2009

-Accuri CSampler Provides Simple, Reliable, Easy-to-Use and Affordable Automation for the C6 Flow Cytometer System-

-Accuri Announces Opening of European Headquarters and Operations-

-See CSampler at the Accuri Booth at Immunology 2009 and at the American Society of Microbiology 109th Annual Meeting-

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuri Cytometers, Inc. today announced the commercial launch of CSampler(TM), an optional accessory that adds simple, reliable and user-friendly automation to the Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer(R) System, a revolutionary product designed to bring the power of flow cytometry analysis to the laboratory of every life science researcher.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090506/NY11772 )

"The automation capabilities of the Accuri CSampler are being welcomed by researchers who are looking to streamline their operations and conduct more research using flow cytometry," said Grant Howes, Accuri's director of marketing. "The feedback we are receiving from early users is very positive. They appreciate the significant savings in time and effort CSampler can make possible, its flexibility in handling both plates and test tubes, and the fact that it is easy to install and operate, while costing substantially less than other automation systems."

CSampler saves researchers time and effort by allowing all steps from sample preparation to flow cytometry analysis to be done in the same 96-well plate. CSampler's compact size and low price--it sells for about half the cost of other flow cytometry automation systems--reflects its unique design. Its specially designed software, CFlow(R) Sampler, makes CSampler easy to set up and operate.

"We brought the same demanding principles to the design of CSampler that have proven so successful in our C6 Flow Cytometer System--high performance, reliability, ease-of-use and affordability," said Jennifer Baird, chief executive officer of Accuri. "Launched just a year ago, the Accuri C6 system is receiving outstanding acceptance in the marketplace, as a growing number of scientists discover the benefits of round-the-clock access to high quality flow cytometry. The addition of CSampler now extends the utility of the C6 system to the thousands of laboratories requiring automated multi-well plate analyses, furthering our goal of bringing the power of flow cytometry to every life science researcher."

The Accuri CSampler is compatible with 48- and 96-well microplates and deep-well plates, and also comes with a 24-tube rack for standard 12x75mm test tubes. Users can run multiple experiments in a single plate and apply settings to specific wells or the entire plate, with the ability to construct templates. Accuri's novel polar-coordinates approach enables CSampler to move faster between distant wells than conventional automation systems, and its small, user-installable platform self-aligns. CFlow Sampler software also includes a "Priority Interrupt" function allowing users to interrupt a run and process samples that have to be dealt with immediately, then replace the plate and resume the original run where it left off.

CSampler brings automation capabilities to the Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer System, a full-featured, two-laser, six-detector analytical system that includes the C6 Flow Cytometer, CFlow Plus Software and a Workstation PC. The C6 Flow Cytometer has forward and side-scatter detectors, as well as four fluorescence detectors equipped with user-replaceable optical filters. The operating software is designed to make data collection and analysis fast and hassle-free.

Separately, Accuri announced the opening of its European headquarters outside Cambridge, U.K. and the launch of European operations.

"With the Accuri C6 system rapidly gaining widespread adoption in North America, it was time to extend our direct operations to Europe," said Robert Penney, managing director, Accuri Cytometers Ltd. "We already are seeing evidence that European scientists in a variety of research and diagnostic settings are eager for the benefits of the C6 and CSampler, and we look forward to robust growth in this key market."

To see the CSampler in action, go to www.accuricytometers.com/products/csampler

To contact Accuri in Europe, email EuroTech@AccuriCytometers.com or phone +44 (0)1480 308380.

See the Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer and CSampler in person at the Accuri booth at:

  • Immunology 2009, Seattle, WA, May 8-12, 2009, Booth 330

  • American Society for Microbiology 109th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 18-20, 2009, Booth 1344

About Accuri Cytometers

Accuri Cytometers, Inc. is a life sciences company developing and marketing revolutionary high performance cell analysis systems designed to bring the power of flow cytometry into the labs of life science researchers everywhere. Reflecting the input of hundreds of researchers, the Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer(R) is a full featured bench-top cell and bead analysis system that provides similar capabilities to those of industry-leading flow cytometers in an easy-to-use format and at a fraction of their cost. The Accuri system was engineered from the start to be compact, powerful and user-friendly, while also being affordable by most research laboratories. The Accuri CSampler(TM) adds simple, reliable and user-friendly automation to the Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer System. For more information, visit www.accuricytometers.com

    Contacts:
    Accuri Cytometers:                     Media:
    Jack Ball                              Barbara Lindheim
    Chief Commercial Officer               GendeLLindheim BioCom Partners
    (734) 994-8000                         (212) 918-4650


'/>"/>
SOURCE Accuri Cytometers, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Accuri Cytometers Completes $13 Million Series C Financing
2. Advanced Instruments Introduces 2020-BIO Multi-Sample Osmometer as First True Automation-Friendly Osmometer for the Biopharmaceutical Industry
3. The MaxCyte(R) STX(TM) Scalable Transfection System to be Presented at the Rapid Fire Innovation Session at LabAutomation2009
4. Biology in Pico-Liter Droplets is Focus of Presentation at LabAutomation 2009
5. Cellectricon Partners With The Automation Partnership - Bringing Next Generation Ion Channel Screening System to Market.
6. Automation Alley Releases Report on State of Southeast Michigans Technology Economy
7. Biotechnology & Drug Discovery Markets Push Up Demand for Lab Automation Products, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts
8. New Trend Sweeping Nations Health Plans: Transaction Automation
9. MedAssets Supply Chain Systems Selects Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics for Chemistry, Automation and Immunoassay Solutions
10. Z Therapy Is The First In North Texas To Offer Revolutionary Treatment Option For Neck Pain Sufferers
11. BioNanomatrixs Revolutionary Whole Genome Analysis Platform Named to MIT Technology Reviews Annual 10 Emerging Technologies List
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/8/2016)... 2016 Should antibiotic bone cement products be ... prevent infection after standard total hip or knee replacement ... Institute have been fielding a lot lately. ... Line?" --> "Antibiotic Bone Cement: ... --> While there isn,t a simple answer, ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , February 8, 2016 ... Oncology Private Limited, an innovation-driven oncology company developing ... and less toxic, today announced that chairman emeritus ... has invested in the company as part of ... round, joining existing investors Navam Capital and Aarin ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... Thomas ... is the Executive Vice President for Corporate Services and the Chief Financial Officer ... Payable, Payroll, Billing Operations, Treasury, Managed Care Contracting, Supply Chain, and Investments. , ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... Calverton, Maryland (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... our BSI Web product. The upgrade represents a completely new technical foundation and ... Engage will offer a responsive design interface, significantly increased speed for search results, a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016 The field ... one of the most popular hubs of the ... and other huge studies of human microbiota, have ... few years, the microbiome space has literally exploded ... research. This report focuses on biomedical aspects ...
(Date:2/2/2016)... 2016  BioMEMS devices deployed in hospitals ... medical screening and diagnostic applications, such as ... that facilitate and assure continuous monitoring without ... being bolstered through new opportunities offered by ... coupled with wireless connectivity and low power ...
(Date:2/2/2016)... 2, 2016  Based on its recent analysis ... recognizes US-based Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS) with ... for New Product Innovation. IRIS, a prominent cloud-based ... America , is poised to set the ... retinopathy market. The IRIS technology presents superior price-performance ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):