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Character: Leukocyte

cartoon of a cell going through flow cytometer droplet

Go with The Flow

cartoon of a cell going through flow cytometer droplet

Flow cytometry is a very popular and commonly used technology to analyze the characteristics of cells or particles. For more information on this technique see the pdf on Introduction To Flow Cytometry by Abcam.   For the ones already using flow cytometry here are some resources you might find useful: Tool to streamline antibody panel design: Fluorofinder …

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Cartoon of plant cell with chloroplasts, vacuole and cell wall generating glucose

Plant Cells

Cartoon of plant cell with chloroplasts, vacuole and cell wall generating glucose

Plant cells and animal cells are both eukaryotic cells. Even though they have a lot of similarities they are different. One of the differences that this cartoon is playing on is the ability of plant cells to generate their own glucose. This is made possible due to the chloroplasts. Animal cells on the other hand …

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Leukocyte extravasation cartoon cell migration biology

Leukocyte Extravasation

Leukocyte extravasation cartoon cell migration biology

Leukocyte extravasation is the movement of leukocytes out of the circulatory system and towards the site of tissue damage or infection. This process is regulated by a concerted action between endothelial cells and leukocytes, whereby endothelial cells activate leukocytes and direct them to extravasation sites, and leukocytes in turn instruct endothelial cells to open a …

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