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Flow Cytometry MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Flow Cytometry
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.500.363.342
E01.370.225.500.386.350
E05.196.712.516.600.240.350
E05.200.500.363.342
E05.200.500.386.350
E05.242.363.342
E05.242.386.350
Unique ID
D005434
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005434
Annotation
flow cell sorting & FLUORESCENCE-ACTIVATED CELL SORTING: coord with CELL SEPARATION
Scope Note
Technique using an instrument system for making, processing, and displaying one or more measurements on individual cells obtained from a cell suspension. Cells are usually stained with one or more fluorescent dyes specific to cell components of interest, e.g., DNA, and fluorescence of each cell is measured as it rapidly transverses the excitation beam (laser or mercury arc lamp). Fluorescence provides a quantitative measure of various biochemical and biophysical properties of the cell, as well as a basis for cell sorting. Other measurable optical parameters include light absorption and light scattering, the latter being applicable to the measurement of cell size, shape, density, granularity, and stain uptake.
Entry Term(s)
Cytofluorometry, Flow
Cytometry, Flow
Flow Microfluorimetry
Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting
Microfluorometry, Flow
NLM Classification #
QY 95
Public MeSH Note
82; FLOW MICROFLUORIMETRY was see FLUOROIMMUNOASSAY 1989-90
Online Note
use FLUOROIMMUNOASSAY to search FLOW MICROFLUORIMETRY 1989-90
History Note
82; FLOW MICROFLUORIMETRY was see FLUOROIMMUNOASSAY 1989-90
Date Established
1982/01/01
Date of Entry
1981/02/24
Revision Date
2015/06/01
Flow Cytometry Preferred
Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting Narrower
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