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Comparison of reagents for shape All articles should be double-spaced throughout, with each page analysis of fixed cells by automated fluorescence microscopy. Cytometry numbered consecutively. Begin each section, described below, on a new A 2003; 52A:90–100. page. 2. Peghini PE, Fehr J. Clinical Evaluation of an aerolysin-based Title Page: Must contain: a) complete title (be succinct and informative, screening test for paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria. Cytometry B avoid subtitles); b) name and affiliations of each author (specific to the Clin Cytom 2005; 67B:13-18. department level); c) a running headline, not over 48 characters in Book length, including spaces; d) complete contact information—the 1. Givan AL. Flow cytometry: first principles. 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Below the abstract, provide three This material will be made available for the reviewing process and will become available to the readers on-line via the Cytometry Part A to ten key words or short phrases for indexing. The subject under website for free once the manuscript is accepted. The intention of investigation and technologies or methods employed must be included. supplementary data is to give additional information to the reviewers The Medical Subject Headings List from Index Medicus should be used and the readers thereby improving the quality of the manuscript and whenever possible. making it interesting to a broader audience. Supplementary material is, Introduction: state the aim of the work and the problem that stimulated among others, calibration and standardization procedures, gating it. Briefly summarize relevant published investigations. strategies for flow and image cytometry, original unmanipulated images, Materials and Methods: present in sufficient detail to permit the work movies, original data of tables, extensive methodology, detailed to be repeated by other investigators. Manuscripts that contain flow mathematical procedures, working examples of developed software. cytometry data should comply with the MIFlowCyt standard and After Your Manuscript Is Accepted should include the following: The Publisher has specific requirements for submission of your final Experiment overview; Flow sample and specimen description; accepted manuscript. The Editorial Office will forward a list of specific Instrument details; Data analysis details. requirements to you on notice of acceptance. Revised February 2016
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