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Fluidigm Callisto Cell-Culture System

Fluidigm has launched the Callisto system, a fully automated and programmable microfluidic cell culture system that integrates multifactorial dosing in 32 individual chambers for simultaneous cell culture. The system consists of an automated instrument, specialized integrated fluidic circuit, reagent kit, and software suite. With minimal intervention, the platform enables scientists to easily and precisely manipulate the biological pathways that regulate cellular activity and fate decisions while monitoring their viability and phenotypic effects over the course of each study, Fluidigm said. By running automated scripts in a nanoliter-scale reaction size, each experiment can be executed with higher efficiency and drastically reduced labor and heterogeneity compared to manual, plate-based studies, the company added.

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