Cell Sorters

Designed with novice users in mind, the S3e Cell Sorter makes sorting large quantities of pure viable cells effortless. Explore this page further to see how the combination of ease-of-use, high-speed flow sorting, and gentleness on cells makes the compact S3e Cell Sorter the ideal addition to your lab.

S3e Cell Sorter

The S3e Cell Sorter instrument from Bio-Rad with the fluidics storage door opened displaying internal fluidics tanks

The Cell Sorter Engineered for Ease-of-Use

Fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) has never been easier or more accessible. With its unique feature set and technical ease-of-use, the automated S3e Cell Sorter allows you to perform 1-4 color sorts right in your own lab.

  • Powerful automation that enables push-button startup and reproducible setup regardless of user experience
  • Guided system prompts, notifications, and specialized hardware that prevents user-error during operation
  • Optimized for fluorescent proteins and other commonly used fluorescent dye conjugates

Product Details | Brochure | Compatible Dyes and Fluorophores


Researchers are routinely turning to more sophisticated tools and techniques such as CRISPR gene-editing and single-cell analysis to help them achieve breakthroughs. Check out the information below to learn how these same technologies are greatly enhanced when paired with the S3e Cell Sorter.

S3e in the Field

The S3e has always been at the forefront of discovery. Read some of our favorite success stories to learn more about how the S3e has helped so many in a number of different application areas achieve their research breakthroughs.

  • CAR-T Therapy

    CAR-T Therapy
    (PDF 4.4 MB)

    A novel CAR-T cell therapy approach using FACS and stem cell transplantation

  • CRISPR Gene Editing

    CRISPR Gene Editing
    (PDF 183 KB)

    Improving CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing: tackling the HDR inefficiency problem

  • Single-Cell Analysis

    Single-Cell Analysis
    (PDF 410 KB)

    Sorting an old problem: Are cells stressed by FACS? The implications of cell sorting on single-cell analysis data

  • Neurobiology

    (PDF 711 KB)

    Turning back the clock on mouse neural progenitor cells

  • Stem Cells

    Stem Cells
    (PDF 90 KB)

    Cell sorting and its significance in stem cell research

  • S3e Publications

    Top S3e Publications
    (PDF 481 KB)

    Check out this list of selected publications to learn more about how the S3e is advancing translational research

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