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Cytonome Viva™

Desktop Cell Sorting Systems

Introducing the Cytonome Viva™ G1 System. The world’s first application-specific cell sorter optimized for routine GFP sorting. Now, it is easier than ever to obtain purified cell populations in your lab for downstream applications.

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The Cytonome Viva™ G1 system was developed specifically for routine GFP sorting and provides ease-of-use and affordability for individual research labs. Complex, technical training is not necessary to set up and operate the Cytonome Viva ™ system, unlike conventional cell sorters. Users simply load their sample into the instrument and follow the straightforward touchscreen menus to run their application. Performance is automatically monitored thus ensuring stable, consistent sort outcomes. Just plug in the system, load your sample and begin sorting.

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  • Optimizes routine GFP cell sorting
  • Uses proprietary SimplySort™ automation
  • Fits entirely in standard biosafety cabinet
  • Includes well established sorting technology recognized as industry standard
  • Improves lab efficiency by providing more control over workflow, scheduling and resources
  • Employs intuitive touch screens that are ideal for new or infrequent users
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  • Minimal training required
  • Easy-to-use, automated sort parameters
  • Affordable for individual lab ownership
  • High speed, high performance & proven, reliable technology
  • Compact design supports portability between labs
  • Entirely self-enclosed system includes all optics, fluidics, electronics and computers

Cytonome Viva™ Product Specifications

Cell Types

  • Mammalian

Sample Concentration

  • 1,000 to 100 million cells per ml (cell type dependent)

Sample Flow Rate

  • 1.4 ml per hour (12 x 75mm tube input)

Cell Measurement Parameters

  • Light scatter, GFP (standard)

Cell Analysis Rate

  • Up to 360 million cells per hour

Cell Purification Rate

  • Up to 100 million cells per hour

Sort Collection Vessels

  • 1.5 ml, 5 ml, 15 ml, 50 ml tubes

Sort Purity

  • >99%

Biohazard Containment

  • Fits in any standard > 4 foot biosafety cabinet (standard)

Sort Technology

  • Droplet Sorting

Flow Cell Type

  • Ceramic tip, 85 micron orifice (standard)

Laser Wavelength

  • 488 nm (blue)

Optical Detection

  • Photomultipliers


  • < 250 molecules of equivalent fluorescein

Signal Dynamic Range

  • 1 to 10,000 (4 orders of magnitude)


  • Ethernet, WiFi
  • Additional remote display monitor (HDMI, touch)


  • 67 cm x 41 cm x 49 cm (26.5 in x 16 in x 19 in)

Facility Requirements

  • Single 110/240V AC outlet