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Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Case Study

Genera Biosystems


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.”


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


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

About This Data

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