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Robosep/autoMACS

RoboSep

RoboSep offers walk-away automation of immunomagnetic cell isolation by performing all EasySep cell labeling and magnetic separation steps. Set-up is simple: just load your samples and reagents and return to separated cells in as little as 25 minutes.

  • High Throughput - Labels and separates up to four samples simultaneously.
  • Versatile - Positive or negative selection of virtually any cell type from any species or cell source, including whole blood.
  • Fast and Efficient - Cells are immediately available for flow cytometry, functional studies, or downstream analysis.
  • No magnetic separation columns
  • Capacity
    • Positive selection: four samples of up to 2x109 cells each;
    • Negative selection: two samples of up to 108 cells each.
  • Input volume - from 0.25 ml to 8.5 ml.
  • Compatible - perfect companion for flow cytometry, no MicroBead removal required for further experiments.

RoboSep reference links

autoMACS

The autoMACS Separator (Miltenyi Biotec) is a benchtop instrument for high-speed automated cell enrichment. Employing MACS Technology, the autoMACS Separator is designed for positive selection as well as depletion of magnetically labeled cells.

Using the autoMACS Separator is simple: add the magnetic labeleing reagent to a cell suspension and choose an application program from the autoMACS touchscreen.  In just a few minutes, cells are magnetically separated and ready for cell analysis or further flow cytometric cell sorting.  Rare cells can be enriched up to 10,000-fold, or unwanted cells are depleted up to 99%.

MACS magnetic cell sorting does not alter the flow cytometric or functional properties of cells. For specific magnetic labeling a wide range of MACS microbeads and MACS antibodies is available.

  • Versatile - compatible with more than 200 MACS cell separation reagents for the isolation of virtually any cell type from any species, even from whole blood.
  • Simple - touchscreen interface and preset programs for optimal results, ready-to-use MACS buffers for easy operation.
  • Speed - high-speed sorting of more than 10 million cells per second.
  • Column capacity - 2x108magnetically labeled cells; 4x109 total nucleated cells.
  • Input volume - from 0.2 ml to 50 ml.
  • Compatible - perfect companion for flow cytometry, no MicroBead removal required for further experiments.

autoMACS reference links