Cell and Immunobiology Applications

Gene Pulser MXcell Electroporation

GenePulserXcellManufacturer: Bio-Rad
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Electroporation of mammalian cells; Especially useful for primary and hard-to-transfect cells
Other info: 12- or 96-well plate, or cuvette format
Charges: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

Gene Pulser Xcell Electroporation

GenePulserMXcellManufacturer: ABI
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Electroporation of mammalian, bacterial, and fungal cell types
Other info: Cuvette based format
Charges: Pharmacy: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr
Supporting Documents:Instrument Manual

LSRII Flow Cytometer

LSRIIManufacturer: BD
Location: PSC 402B
Description/Applications: Immunophenotyping, cell cycle analysis, apoptosis, cell proliferation assays
Charges: Pharmacy: $30/hr; Other USC: $36/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

435 High-Content Bioimager

435BioimagerManufacturer: BD
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Captures microscopic images with automated image and data analysis; Allows for high-throughput, time-resolved multi-parameter analysis high quality images.
Options: 96-well plate
Charges: Pharmacy: $30/hr; Other USC: $36/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Brochure

XF24 Extracellular Flux Analyzer

XF24ExtracellularFluxManufacturer: Seahorse
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Simultaneous measurement of anaerobic glycolysis and aerobic respiration in cell cultures or isolated mitochondria
Options: 24-well plate format
Charges: Pharmacy: $25/hr; Other USC: $30/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

Bio-Plex Suspension Array

BioplexManufacturer: Bio-Rad
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Both magnetic and polystyrene-bead based multiplex analysis of up to 100 biomolecules (proteins, peptides or nucleic acids) in a single sample
Charges: Pharmacy: $25/hr; Other USC: $30/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

Cytospin 4

cytospinManufacturer: Shandon
Location: PSC 402B
Description/Applications: Benchtop centrifuge providing thin-layer preparations from any liquid matrix
Charges: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual