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How does Helios compare to a CyTOF equipped with the Super Sampler?

The Helios™ Sample Loader and the Super Sampler provide comparable sampling efficiency, eliminate carrier solution, eliminate the need to transfer samples into a syringe by sampling directly from a tube (1.5 or 5 mL tube for the Sample Loader; any tube size for Super Sampler) and have effective methods to counteract sedimentation (the Super Sampler uses a pump-driven method; the Sample Loader uses rotational agitation).

Upgrading to or trading in CyTOF® for Helios provides the additional advantages of doubled throughput, a modern user interface and improved onboard data storage and security.

And Helios is designed, manufactured and fully supported by Fluidigm.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.