Sample Preparation

Cryo Sample Preparation

  • High Pressure freezer, Leica EM PACT2 (Bio21)
  • Automated Plunge Freezer, FEI Vitrobot Mark III (Bio21)
  • Automated Plunge Freezer, FEI Vitrobot Mark IV (Bio21)
  • Manual Plunge Freezer, EMBL made (Bio21)
  • Freeze Substitution Unit, Leica AFS1 (Bioscience) and AFS2 (with loading robot) (Bio21)
  • Cryo Ultra Microtome, Leica UC7/FC7 (Bio21)
  • Glow Discharge apparatus (Bio21)

Standard sample preparation

  • UltraCut E ultramicrotome, Reichert Jung, x4 (Bio21 and Bioscience)
  • UltraCut S ultramicrotome, Leica, x1 (Bioscience)
  • UC7 ultramicrotome, Leica, x1 (Bio21)
  • Trimming tool, Leica Ultratrim (Bioscience)
  • glass knife makers, LKB 7800 (Bioscience)
  • glass knide maker Leica KMR (Bio21)
  • Carbon coater, Emitech K950X (Bio21)
  • Sputter coater, Dynavac SC100 (Bio21)
  • Critical Point dryer, Leica CPD300 (Bio21)