The Principle of our Technology

The fundamental basis for our technology, Cytecom SCEFI, and its applications is based upon the emerging field of bacterial electrophysiology.

In principle it functions based on the premise that membrane potential is a reliable marker for cellular health¹.

Rapid measurement of membrane potential in response to electrical stimulation can differentiate between incapacitated and viable cells.

Relative to other solutions, Cytecom SCEFI offers substantial advantages. Yielding results in record time, while maintaining the accuracy of culture-based methods.

Comparison with Existing Solutions

Cytecom SCEFI Culture based DNA tests Flow cytometry Enzyme test sticks
Cell counts
Live & dead cells
Easy to use
Delay Minutes 48 hours 6 hours Minutes Minutes

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