Ultramicrotome and cryo-ultramicrotome

Company: Leica Microsystems
Ultramicrotome models: Leica Ultracut EM UCT Leica Ultracut EM UC7
Cryo-Chamber: Leica EM FC

Ultramicrotomes are used to prepare semi and ultra-thin sections of biological samples (thickness ranging between 50-200 nm) that can be examined under the electron microscope

Ultramicrotome

Leica Ultracut UCT

A cryo-chamber is available to cut biological samples at low temperature (-15°C to - 185°C).  Frozen ultra and semi-thin sections can be stored at the Neurophotonics Centre in a cryo-biological storage system.

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Leica Ultracut UC7 and Cryo-chamber FC7