BD CaliBRITE beads are designed for use with FACSComp or AutoCOMP software and the FACS family of flow cytometers (FACSCalibur, FACSort, FACScan. values for BD Calibrite beads. To edit, see page A Target file is also created for. HLA-B Although used by. BD FACSComp software, the file is not editable. Product Name: BD CALIBRITE BEADS. Synonyms: BD CALIBRITE BEADS; CALIBRITE BEADS. CAS: MF: MW: 0. EINECS: Mol File: Mol File. BD CALIBRITE .

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This allows cells to be distinguished from sample debris or background signal and for dimly stained cells to be distinguished from unstained cells.

BD Calibriteā„¢ Beads

Use the same staining method and run beada parallel with the test samples. Gently mix the BD Calibrite bead vials, then add 1 drop of beads to each tube as indicated in the table below.

See Figure 1 through Figure 5 for examples. Preparation of Test Suspensions Prepare all bead suspensions immediately prior to use. Mix bead vials by gentle inversion or very gentle vortexing prior to use.

Generate a printout of the Sensitivity Test results and keep the printouts in a log book. Following PMT and compensation adjustment, the software performs a Sensitivity Test using the appropriate mixed-bead suspension. BD Calibrite beads are used to determine the appropriate compensation settings. Adjust fluorescence compensation using Tube B. Optimize instrument settings following two-color setup using a blood sample stained with any combination of monoclonal antibodies that identifies separate non-overlapping cell populations, such as FITClabeled and PE-labeled monoclonal antibodies.


Make sure to obtain a full drop of beads. Perform a Sensitivity Test using Tube B. Optimization and Quality Control Because leucocytes have different optical properties than BD Calibrite beads, optimization of instrument settings with cell samples is important.

For information on use, refer to the appropriate instrument manual. Optimization following three- and four-color setup can vary depending geads the calibrits. Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand bdbiosciences. If deterioration is suspected, prepare a new bead suspension and check instrument conditions. UV Bead lab with graph. It might be necessary to adjust the FSC and SSC amplifiers so that all leucocyte populations are on scale, and to adjust compensation and threshold settings see Figure 1.

The FSC threshold is adjusted to a level that minimizes background signal if any. See examples in Optimization and Quality Control on page 4. Do not use after the expiration date shown on the label. Documents Flashcards Grammar checker. Adjustment is similar for PerCP-Cy5.

BD Calibriteā„¢ Beads

The drop should be cloudy, indicating the beads are properly mixed. Optimizing Scatter Figure 1 shows a lysed whole blood LWB sample from a normal donor before and after optimization. FL1, FL2, and FL3 fluorescence sensitivity is determined by measuring the mean channel separation between the signal of the labeled beads and the unlabeled beads.

Forward scatter FSC and side scatter SSC instrument sensitivity are measured by the mean channel separation between the light-scatter signal of the beads and background signal electronic and optical.

Daily use is recommended for monitoring instrument performance over time. How to make the beaded number line. Beads used beyond their stability begin to show a decrease in separation between unlabeled and labeled populations, resulting in Sensitivity Test dalibrite.


The 3-color kit contains these beads plus a PerCPlabeled bead. Beads used beyond their stability begin to show a decrease in separation between unlabeled and labeled populations, possibly resulting in Sensitivity Test failure. A thorough investigation of sucrose The channel separation and Calibritr voltages for each of the four parameters should be maintained in a daily log to track instrument performance.

The 2color kit contains three different types of BD Calibrite beads: Label two 12 x mm polystyrene tubes Tube A and Tube B. The suspensions are stable for a longer period of time in Bead Dilution Buffer. It is not licensed for any other use. The flow cytometer has separate detectors or photomultiplier tubes PMTs beaads detect light signals.


I dont have a photo of any of my first Weather and Climate for Educators. If you require any additional license to use this product and do not have one, return this material, unopened, to BD Biosciences, Qume Drive, San Jose, CAand any money paid for the material will be refunded.

Instrument settings might need to be manually optimized before running cells. See Optimization and Quality Control on page 4. One bottle is sufficient to perform 25 tests.

Compensation adjustments for FL1, FL2, and FL3 correct for spectral overlap by shifting the labeled bead populations so they are aligned with the corresponding unlabeled bead populations.

BD Calibrite beads are for in vitro diagnostic use.