High-throughput Cytological Discovery System
October 25, 2011
The CellVoyager™ CV7000 high-throughput cytological discovery system from Yokogawa Electric Corporation has four times as wide an imaging area as their previous model and surpasses that model’s industry leading throughput. The CV7000 will help accelerate the discovery of new drugs and improve the efficiency of advanced biomedical research involving iPS, ES, and other stem cell types, according to the manufacturer. The CV7000 offers even higher resolution than the previous model, while taking images that are four times wider. Previously, it took 16 minutes to obtain fluorescent-stained images of all the wells in a 384-well cell culture plate, whereas the CV7000 can do this in just four minutes. The analysis software supports multi-core CPUs that are up to 10 times faster than those on the previous model and so can handle larger amounts of data. Image data management software for managing and arranging large amounts of image data is available as an option.