Union Biometrica, Inc. to exhibit at the SDB 75th Annual Meeting / ISD 19th International Conference in Boston, MA
The COPAS FP platform is designed for the measurement of objects ranging in size from 20–1500 microns (diameter). Each of the four COPAS FP models features a fixed, specially engineered fluidic path, flow cell and optics optimized for a specific subset of that size range to provide maximum speed, accuracy, resolution and throughput, depending on the application. Instruments can dispense objects either into bulk receptacles or multiwell plates. For more detail and to see a video on COPAS FP go to: http://www.unionbio.com/copas/
VAST BioImager meets the growing needs of toxicology researchers studying zebrafish by allowing zebrafish handling and cellular-resolution imaging tasks to be automated. The system mechanically loads each larva into a capillary, positions it laterally, and then rotates it in the field of view of the on-board camera for organ level imaging. Alternately the VAST can be mounted on a high resolution upright microscope for high content bright field or fluorescent imaging at the cellular level. For more detail and to see a video on VAST go to:http://http://www.unionbio.com/vast/
More information regarding the meeting can be found at: https://www.sdbonline.org/2016mtg
About Union Biometrica, Inc.
Large Particle Flow Cytometry for Gentle Sorting of Model Organisms -- Union Biometrica offers tools for high throughput research of model organism such as early stages of zebrafish, C.elegans, Drosophila embryos and larvae, sea urchin embryos, Xenopus eggs and embryos, Daphnia, various marine larvae and zooplankton. We provide Large Particle Flow Cytometers (COPAS™ and BioSorter) for objects that are too large / too fragile for traditional cytometers and offer an alternative to manual sorting. These systems analyze and sort objects based on size and fluorescent parameters. Automating this process offers increased speed, sensitivity, quantification, and repeatability of experiments.
Peer reviewed journal papers referencing our instruments can be viewed using the links below.
- D. rerio (zebrafish) - http://www.unionbio.com/publications/publication.aspx?id=32
- C. elegans (roundworms) - http://www.unionbio.com/publications/publication.aspx?id=30
- D. melanogaster (fruit fly) - http://www.unionbio.com/publications/publication.aspx?id=31
Publications related to the VAST BioImager can be view at:
- VAST - D. rerio (zebrafish) - http://www.unionbio.com/publications/publication.aspx?id=56