[Histonet] Repost: Question on calcified samples
gcallis <@t> montana.edu
Tue Nov 28 10:22:12 CST 2006
Instrumedics Cryojane Tape Transfer, it will work in most cryostats that
have a temperature range down to -35C, and D profile tungsten carbide
cryostat knives (there require a universal knife holder in the cryostat)
Delaware Diamond Knives sell these knives, they cost around $1200 per knife
and then ~$250 to recondition. The Cryojane runs ~$7000 or more (the price
may have gone up).
Coral will be very hard to work with, and doing frozen sections may not be
ideal. It is not like bone as pointed out in a previous email.
At 06:38 AM 11/28/2006, you wrote:
> I am a histotechnology student, and my classmates and I will be working
> with some coral samples this year. I was just wondering if there was a
> way to prepare frozen sections on calcified samples, and if so, what
> equipment is needed?
> Thank you,
> Adrienne Mazzante
> Histotechnology Program
> Medical University of South Carolina
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