MicroFlow PLUS-R Kit

Analyze rat blood samples for micronuclei using your own flow cytometer

Each MicroFlow PLUS-R kit contains all of the quality-assured supplies & reagents to collect and fix 60 rat blood samples. With this MicroFlow PLUS kit, analyses are performed using your own in-house flow cytometer.

Product ID: PLUS-R

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Technical Specifications

Size of Kit

60 rat blood samples

Shipping Conditions of the Kit

  • Ambient
  • Ice Packs (Calibration Standards)

Storage Conditions of Kit Components

  • Freezer (-80 °C)
  • Freezer (-20 °C)
  • Refrigerator (4 °C)
  • Ambient

What's Included in the Kit

  • Anticoagulant/Diluent
    Dilutes blood and prevents clotting
  • Long-Term Storage Solution (LTSS)
    Stabilizes fixed samples
  • Buffer Solution
    To wash fixed cells for transfer into LTSS and for staining; used to prepare solutions
  • RNase Solution
    Removes RNA
  • Anti-Rat CD71-FITC Antibody
    Labels young red blood cells
  • Anti-Rodent CD61-PE Antibody
    Labels platelets
  • DNA Stain
    Stains DNA (e.g., micronuclei)
  • Calibration Standards
    To calibrate flow cytometer

Additional Materials Required

  • Blood collection supplies
  • Flow cytometer capable of 488 nm excitation
  • Fixative (methanol)
  • Freezer (-80 °C), freezer (-20 °C), and refrigerator (4 °C)
  • Centrifuge and other general lab supplies


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