Liver Center Flow Cytometer. The Immunology Core is equipped with its own BD Biosciences LSR II flow cytometer on the Parnassus Campus (S-357). This instrument is configured with 3 fixed alignment lasers (488, 405, 633 nm) that enable analysis of 13 colors. The LSR II can be used for cell analysis, cytometric bead assays and cytokine secretion studies. Core staff provide training and consultation for new users (see Consultation &Training).
Liver Center members have priority acess to the LSR II. Users are assessed an annual fee, prorated to the number of usage hours. To schedule use of this instrument click here. To learn about pricing, click here.
Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core. The Liver Center also partners with the Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core to provide access to additional flow cytometers and cell sorters. The Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core operates a variety of instruments for basic and advanced work. To learn more about the scope of services offered by the Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core, click here.
The Liver Center offers a discount to its members for use of the Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core for liver-related studies. To obtain the Liver Center discount, please contact the Liver Center administration here before scheduling work. To schedule work at the Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core, click here.
Operator assistance with cell analysis and cell sorting can be obtained directly from the Immunology Core (contact Amanda Goodsell) or from personnel within the Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core.