Phagocytosis Assay, Red Blood Cell Substrate

Phagocytosis Assay, Red Blood Cell Substrate
  • Fully quantify phagocytosis with no manual cell counting
  • High-throughput 96-well format
  • Convenient quantitation in a standard microplate reader


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CytoSelect™ 96-Well Phagocytosis Assay, Red Blood Cell Substrate
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Phagocytosis can be assayed by measuring the engulfment of a cell "substrate". The most common substrates used in phagocytosis assays are erythrocytes (RBCs) and zymosan particles. However, traditional assays require tedious cell counting under a microscope.

Our CytoSelect™ 96-Well Phagocytosis Assay, Red Blood Cell Substrate provides a more accurate, user-friendly, high-throughput alternative to the standard phagocytosis assay. The assay may be adapted for use with 24-well or 48-well plates.

Assay Principle for the CytoSelect™ 96-Well Phagocytosis Assay (RBC Substrate). Red blood cells are opsinized and incubated with phagocytes. Non-phagocytosed RBCs are removed, followed by lysis of phagocytes and detection of engulfed RBCs on a standard microplate reader.

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