Flow Cytometry Analysis in Plants Now Available at Lifeasible

As a prominent plant biotechnology company, Lifeasible now provides flow cytometry services in the field of plant biology as an efficient method for quantitative cell measurement with reduced cost.

As a prominent plant biotechnology company, Lifeasible now provides flow cytometry services in the field of plant biology as an efficient method for quantitative cell measurement with reduced cost.


Flow cytometry is a widely used laser-based biophysical technique for cell counting, cell properties measurement and biomarker detection. The standard flow cytometer system consists of fluidic, optical and electronic components. During the assay, suspended cells traverse a laser beam one at a time and the parameters of the cells are detected and measured by light scattering. When connected to a sorting device, it can also physically separate cells and biological particles.

Flow cytometry techniques were originally developed in animal systems. Flow cytometry assays were first used in plants four decades ago. Over the years, flow cytometry has gained wide application in the field of plant biology as a low-cost, effective method for quantitative cell measurements. So far, flow cytometry techniques have been applied to different cell/tissue types in a variety of plant species.

Lifeasible's high-quality flow cytometry services cover a wide range of research purposes, including:

Plant ploidy levels determination: based on detection of nucleus DNA content, ploidy levels of specific plant species can be calculated with high reliability.
True-to-type characterization of genotypes: for plants undergone ploidy manipulation, their genotypes can be characterized and profiled for true-to-type analysis and further, screening for desirable cytotypes.
Mapping of plant genomes: usually performed with fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) for dissecting the genome into its component chromosomes and chromosome arms.
Measurement of chemical contents: within given plant cells and/or plant tissues, the contents of subcellular chemical fractions can be measured via dye-labeling, fluorescence tagging or fluorescence emission.

In addition, flow cytometry at Lifeasible can also be used for cell counting, cell property measuring, biomarker detecting, and cell separation. Lifeasible also provides Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) Assay, and Southern Blotting for gene copy number analysis in the plant system.

To get more detailed information about the Flow Cytometry Analysis in Plants offered by Lifeasible, please visit https://www.lifeasible.com/custom-solutions/plant/analytical-services/gene-copy-number-analysis/the-flow-cytometry-analysis-in-plants/.


About Lifeasible
As a biotechnology company, Lifeasible is specialized in agricultural science, offering a wide variety of agro-related services and products for environmental and energy solutions.

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