NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories has acquired a new cell sorting system from Propel Labs for an undisclosed amount, the Hercules, Calif.-based firm announced today.

Bio-Rad plans to begin shipping the benchtop sorting flow cytometer, called the S3 Cell Sorter, in January.

While cell sorting instruments are usually found in shared research service facilities because of their size, complexity, and maintenance, the S3 Cell Sorter will allow researchers to bring their cell sorting research onto their benchtops, Bio-Rad said.

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