TopCount

Location: Weintraub Building, DE-550
Contact phone: (206) 667-6455
Contact fax: (206) 667-6845
Contact e-mail: jcao@fredhutch.org

TopCount is a scintilation and luminescence counter from PerkinElmer that reads 96-well plates. It is commonly used for the lymphoproliferation assay (3H-thymidine incorporation) and Chromium-51 release assay. It can also read luminescence for many reporter assay systems.

Equipment in the Immune Monitoring lab is open to all investigators. Operation training and on-site assistance are provided. Usage is based on first-come-first serve basis and no reservation is currently required.

Instrument Specifications:

TopCount Specification Sheets

Recommended Uses: PerkinElmer reports the following as typical applications: Cell proliferation Receptor binding assays Solid Phase RIA-LIA Reporter gene assays 51Cr release assays HPLC fraction analysis Scintillation Proximity Assays (SPA)