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Fluorescence Activation Process (or Immunofluorescence) FITC FITC Antibodies recognize specific molecules in the surface of some cells But not others When the cells are analyzed by flow cytometry the cells expressing the marker for which the antibody is specific will manifest fluorescence. Cells who lack the marker will not manifest fluorescence Antibodies are artificially conjugated to fluorochromes Antibodies FITC FITC FITC FITC
The pre-eminence of ALDH as a cancer stem cell marker Responsible for the oxidation (detoxification) of cytotoxic aldehydes to carboxylic acids RCHO + NAD + + H 2 0 RCOOH + NADH + H + : a major cellular defence mechanism