Cell sorters

The SVI Flow Cytometry Facility operates a 5-Laser BD Aria Fusion within a PC2 laboratory. The cell sorter is available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and will be operated by a member of staff. *Note: The cell sorter may be available outside these hours upon request.

The current configuration of the Cell Sorter can be found in the table below.


ARIA Fusion

Laser Lines (nm)

355,405, 488, 561,640

Detection Channels

Detailed Table Here

Nozzle Size (µm)

70, 85 100

Sample Tube

5ml FACS Tube

Collection Vessel

4 x 5ml FACS Tube

2 x 15ml Falcon Tube

4 x 1.5ml Eppi Tube

6, 12, 48, 96 Well plate

Sample Concentration

Maximum 1 x 107 cells / ml (200µl minimum volume)