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Mass Cytometry

Antibody metal labeling service

FMCF users can provide us with purified antibody for conjugation to metal tags.  The expected recovery is approximately 60% and the turn-around time is 2 weeks. Please contact Greg Chang () for the list of currently available metal tags.

Antibody specifications

Purified Ab must meet the following specifications:

  • Purified IgG or polyclonal antibody
  • Carrier-free (no BSA, hydrolyzed protein, gelatin etc.)
  • Concentration no less than 0.2 mg/mL
  • Antibody should have been previously validated by flow cytometry staining


Custom Ab conjugation cost is as follows:

  • $350 for conjugating up to 150ug
  • $475 for conjugating up to 300ug
  • $600 for conjugating up to 450ug

To order Ab conjugation service please click here.