BD Fortessa X-20 (BSL2)
The LSR-Fortessa X20 is a benchtop digital flow cytometer. Equipped with 5 air-cooled spatially separated lasers (375 nm, 405 nm, 488 nm, 561 nm, and 633 nm) it is capable of analyzing forward and side scatter and 18 fluorochromes, with excellent sensitivity for detection of dim events. This unit is also contained within a BioBubble to permit analysis of BSL2 samples. The system operates on a PC-based Windows 7 platform using BD FACSDiva software. Digital electronics allow automated setup and compensation calculation, as well as post-acquisition compensation. Instrument is located in Katz 6-125.