Mammalian Cell Colony Counting
Perceptive Instruments is well known in microbiological laboratories for its automatic colony counting expertise. Our systems are also increasing being used in other fields of activity, including immunology, for a range of colony counting assays.
Our latest colony counting system, Sorcerer, utilises an innovative Petri-viewer or macro illumination stand to image various types of culture dishes, flasks and multi-well plates to provide fast, accurate counts in real time. The system is in use in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities and hospital laboratories.
Sorcerer Colony Counter
Powerful, fast and accurate colony counting system
The Sorcerer automatic colony counting system has powerful image analysis software including facilities for separating overlapping and clumped colonies as often encountered in mammalian cell lines.
A high resolution version of the system is also available for particularly demanding situations. The Sorcerer system can also be used for other applications in immunology including ELISPOT and chemotaxis assays.
The Sorcerer colony counter system is designed to conform to Good Laboratory Practice and is fully compliant with the FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Final rule on electronic records and electronic signature. Perceptive Instruments is the only supplier of colony counting systems that has attained ISO 9001:2008 approval for its Quality Management System from a UKAS and ANAB accredited certification body.
Features of Sorcerer Colony Counter