Review: tomographic imaging flow cemetry
in: Lab on a Chip (2021)
Within the last decades, conventional flow cytometry (FC) has evolved as a powerful measurement method in clinical diagnostics, biology, life sciences and healthcare. Imaging flow cytometry (IFC) extends the power of traditional FC by adding high resolution optical and spectroscopic information. However, the conventional IFC only provides a 2D projection of a 3D object. To overcome this limitation, tomographic imaging flow cytometry (tIFC) was developed to access 3D information about the target particles. The goal of tIFC is to visualize surfaces and internal structures in a holistic way. This review article gives an overview of the past and current developments in tIFC.