Sample Preparation

Cryo Sample Preparation

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

Standard sample preparation

  • UltraCut E, Reichert Jung, x4
  • UltraCut S, Leica, x1
  • UC7, Leica, x1
  • Trimming tool, Leica Ultratrim
  • glass knife makers, LKB 7800 x2
  • Carbon coater, Emitech K950X
  • Sputter coater, Dynavac SC100