FACSAria III 4L - BL3 Irchel

Sorter Specifications

4 lasers spatially separated 405 nm (violet), 488 nm (blue), 561 nm (yellow/green) and 633 nm (red), for excitation. The instrument records up to 15 parameters in parallel as described in the optical configuration.

70 µm, 85 µm and 100 µm nozzles are available

Sorted cells can be collected in up to

  • 4 x 5 ml tubes,
  • 2 x 15 ml falcons,
  • 4 x 1.5 ml eppis,
  • 6 well, 24 well, 48 well, 96 well and 384 well plates
  • onto microscopic slides

Samples as well as collected cells can be kept at desired temperatures (4° - 42°C).

Operator based cell sorts are available on request up to Biosafety level III.


Arrangements regarding biosafety 3 level

Samples ranging from infected human cells - pathogens can be sorted here.

The sorter is located in a biosafety lab class III and is enclosed in a biosafety hood class II.

This instrument is exclusively run by operator based service.
Users can participate in the gating strategy via remote computer access (here).


We can help to classify your sample according to BSL regulations, please contact Claudia Dumrese in case of questions.

Telephone next to the sorter:  044 63 44 423

Adress: University Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Room Y36M05 8057 Zürich