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Ultramicrotome Sectioning


  • LKB knifemaker for making knives from sheet glass, it cuts and scores glass diagonally into two pieces, one with a straight sharp edge.
  • Zeiss ultramicrotomes are used for thick and thin sectioning of resin-embedded specimens, and will cut sections as thin as 50nm for TEM or 1-5 micron sections for light microscopy.
    • Ultracut E
    • Ultracut S
  • Leica EM automatic microwave tissue processor will rapidly process, embed, and polymerize specimens into resin.