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 Ultramicrotome
CNS ID: HAR-017
MakeLeica
ModelUCT
CategoryImaging Sample Prep
NameUltramicrotome
LocationLISE - B15L
 
 
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The CNS houses a Leica Ultracut UCT with optional cryo attachement. This ultramicrotome is routinely used to prepare sections for 50 nm to 1 micron in thickness from samples (material or biological) embedded in an appropriate resin. With the cryo attachment installed, the temperature of the knife, sample and chamber can be controlled independently. The cryo-attachment will allow the biologist to section hydrated materials, typically used for immuno-labeling sections mounted on grids.
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We also have a stereo zoom microscope and a compound light microscope with Phase optics in the room to allow users to check the orientation and quality of their samples at the light level.
 
Contact Info:
Carolyn Marks
LISE B50
11 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-384-8248
cmarkscns.fas.harvard.edu
David Bell
LISE B56
11 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-496-6794
dcbcns.fas.harvard.edu
 
 

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