Chemotaxis assays have a number of applications in the study of leukocyte biology and immune/inflammatory pathology. Multiwell “blind chamber”-type assays allow a large number of parallel measurements within a single assay. The development of fluorescence assays using microplate-based chemotaxis chambers has permitted a degree of automation to be applied to these assays. Here, a method is described for the quantitative measurement of eosinophil migration using a 96-well assay with numbers of cells that may realistically be obtained from blood samples.
Key wordsCell-based assays Chemotaxis Eosinophils Fluorescence Leukocytes Migration
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