Advanced electron microscopy sample preparation is now available at CFIM – University of Copenhagen

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26 September 2013

Advanced electron microscopy sample preparation is now available at CFIM

Excellent Sample Preparation is a prerequisite for perfect microscopy. Leica Microsystems offers the most comprehensive product portfolio for the preparation of biological, clinical, medical and industrial samples.

Preparation for many applications

The combination of instruments ordered enables CFIM to provide advanced preparation techniques such as:

  • CLEM (Correlative light-electron microscopy)
  • Immunogold labeled TEM
  • Cryo SEM with high pressure frozen samples
  • Nonchemical fixation of tissue to limit artifacts

List of equipment

  • Leica EM HPM100 is a high pressure freezing system
  • Leica EM VCT100 Vacuum cryo transfer system
  • Leica EM AFS2 performs freeze substitution
  • Leica EM MED020 is a precision high vacuum coating system for sputtering
  • Leica EM FC7 Cryochamber and prepare your cryo-sections
  • Leica EM UC7 Ultramicrotome