Automatic buffy coat extraction: methodology, feasibility, optimization and validation study.
- Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
Buffy coat isolation from whole blood has typically been a long, manual process. We tested and evaluated the feasibility, efficiency, and reproducibility of extracting buffy coat by an automated process with the Tecan pipetting robot Freedom Evo200.
2012 Dec. Biopreserv Biobank.10(6):543-7.