eFISH newsletter

January 2018

Happy New Year and welcome back to eFISH.

We hope you’ve had a chance to explore the new Cytocell® website. With improved navigation and enhanced search capabilities, it’s very easy to find exactly what you are looking for. Please take a look.

Please read on for product news.We have recently published an updated guide to our Microdeletion and Prenatal FISH probes, details below.  

Kind regards,

Gareth Thomson, VP Sales, Europe

Gareth Thomson






Spotlight on: Microdeletion and Prenatal FISH Probes

Microdeletion and Prenatal FISH Probes brochure

With the largest portfolio of constitutional FISH probes, the Cytocell range from OGT provides tight, bright signals to give you confidence in your sample analysis.

Microdeletion Testing - FISH can identify submicroscopic deletions not easily visualised with standard cytogenetic techniques such as karyotyping. The OGT range of Cytocell FISH probes for microdeletion testing includes DiGeorge, Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes.

Prenatal Screening - Our Prenatal kits contain fluorescent probes for easy identification of trisomies 21, 18 and 13, as well as sex chromosome aneuploidies. Cytocell FAST prenatal FISH probes follow a 2-hour hybridisation protocol to meet the demands of urgent turnaround times, without compromising on signal quality.

Download the new guide >


What's new on www.cytocell.com?

New Cytocell website

eFISH will now feature website highlights to help users know the most helpful additions to www.cytocell.com. In addition to new educational content, “FISH 'n' Tips,” and easy links to technical support, our website now lets you search for a probe by application, chromosome number, and/or area of interest.

Try a quick search >




Popular myProbes® custom FISH probes

myProbes® custom FISH probes

Our list of custom FISH probes available through our popular myProbes service is expanding. If you would like to evaluate one of our custom probes from the list below*, please contact us: 

  • ABL1
  • ABL2
  • CSF1R
  • EPOR
  • JAK2
  • ETV6/NTRK3

Other popular myProbes:

  • PD-L1
  • PD-L2


If you are interested in trying any of these probes, please complete our custom probe request form >

*Limited to two free probes per account/institution for qualified requests. Limited to select probes, restrictions apply. Offer valid in UK and Germany. For other geographies, please contact your local distributor. 

Request an FFPE Troubleshooting Poster - New!

Poster: What's Wrong with my FFPE FISH?

Identify and resolve common problems that occur when FISHing with pathology samples using our handy troubleshooting poster, “What’s wrong with my FFPE FISH?”

Contact your technical specialist to request copies >




Expert advice: FISH 'n' Tips

Cytocell FISH 'n' Tips

Do you have dedicated solution jars for processing steps? See how it might improve results.

Our Cytocell experts are constantly adding the latest and most helpful tips for FISH.

View FISH 'n' Tips >





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