By directly imaging and counting every cell in a well over a course of a drug treatment, the Celigo can perform the cytotoxicity assays in a label-free format.
It's White Paper Wednesday! Read our featured white paper: 3D Tumor Spheroid Analysis Method for HTS Drug Discovery using Celigo Imaging Cytometer U87MG cells were used to create tumorspheres in 384-well plates that were subsequently analyzed by imaging. The data illustrate that reproducible 3D spheroids can be formed in 384-well plates. Fluorescent viability studies were carried out with the imager using pixel intensity analysis. Moreover, the assay was validated for drug screen using various drug compounds that have shown anti-proliferative effects. Together, these data demonstrate that the tumorsphere formation assay can be developed, validated and used for high-throughput anti-cancer compound [...]