Merck Launches ColorWheel Flow Cytometry Antibodies and Dyes to Provide Flexibility in Flow Cytometry Workflows
- Flexibility to pair any antibody with any dye
- Less than 5 minutes of hands-on time for a simplified workflow vs. conjugation kits
- Lyophilized product for enhanced stability and ambient shipping
- Preservative-free presentation for sustainability and wider sample type compatibility
Merck announced the launch of its new ColorWheel® flow cytometry portfolio, utilizing a proprietary technology optimized for flow cytometry that allows users to independently select antibodies and dyes for assembly in any desired combination. The output of these mix-and-matched antibodies and dyes is analogous to a primary conjugated antibody.
The ColorWheel® portfolio addresses the fact that multiplexing in flow cytometry can be a puzzle that researchers must piece together, which includes the configuration of the instrument, balancing antigen expression with dye brightness, and antibody-dye combination availability. If it is not possible to fit all these factors into one experiment, researchers need to compromise - but this solution puts more flexibility, productivity and control into their hands to overcome these constraints.
ColorWheel® antibodies and dyes make it easier to build a new multiplex assay for samples with varying expression levels of antigen. One may simply mix and match antibodies and dyes at the bench, in a ready-to-use, convenient format that fits what is best for the sample and the instrument – with the least amount of time and effort, and removing the need for any labelling kits.
Find out more at SigmaAldrich.com/ColorWheel.