TechValidate Research on CytoFLEX

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313 Customers Surveyed

1,732 Data Points Collected

12 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

1 Published Case Study



Selected Research Highlights


Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Customer Research

What factors contributed to the decision to purchase the CytoFLEX?

Ease of use
83%
Resolution & sensitivity
63%
Sample loading options
46%
Small footprint
43%
Available laser pallet, spectrum range
38%
Customizable configurations
36%
Nanoscale resolution capabilities
30%
Upgradability
25%
Compensation Library
20%

Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Customer Research

What are the reasons driving the adoption of single-cell analysis techniques?

Need to better comprehend the role of cellular heterogeneity
71%
Provides the means to better understand cellular interaction and communication
47%
Provides for more precise discrimination of cellular differentiation states
63%
Aligns with funding organization priorities
13%
Lack of reproducibility of observations from bulk analysis
17%

Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Customer Testimonial

CytoFLEX allowed us to enter in the field of Nanocytometry, working with extracellular vesicles and viruses very easily and open a new field of applications in material sciences.

Alberto Alvarez, Biosciences Techniques Facility Director, Universidad de Extremadura

Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Customer Testimonial

Increased the throughput of samples per day with use of the plate loader.
Improved resolution of smaller sized events from noise – platelets and bacteria.
Increased number of fluorochromes confidently utilised by novice flow cytometry Users.

Karen Hogg, Flow Cytometry Technical Specialist, University of York

Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Case Study

Genera Biosystems

Introduction

This case study of Genera Biosystems is based on a May 2019 survey of Beckman Coulter’s CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have integrated the CytoFLEX into an i5 Biomek.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Beckman Coulter’s CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer:

  • Reasons driving the adoption of single-cell analysis techniques:
    • To better comprehend the role of cellular heterogeneity
  • Other instruments considered when shopping for a flow cytometer:
    • Attune™ NxT Flow Cytometer
    • NovoCyte® Flow Cytometer
    • BD Accuri™ C6 Flow Cytometer

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Beckman Coulter’s CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer that the surveyed company uses:

  • Factors contributing to the decision to purchase the CytoFLEX:
    • A small footprint
    • Customizable configurations
    • Ease of use
    • Resolution & sensitivity

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Beckman Coulter’s CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer:

  • Agrees with the following statements:
    • Bringing a flow cytometer into their lab has increased overall productivity
    • We are designing more experiments using flow cytometry now that they have an instrument in their lab
    • Having an instrument accessible increases the expertise of lab personnel
    • Flow cytometry allows them to better understand their experimental data
    • Having a flow cytometer in their lab facilitates collaboration or partnership opportunities
  • Agrees with the following statements:
    • CytoFLEX was easy for lab personnel to learn and master
    • The instrument setup and workflow decreases the learning curve for new users


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