Sample Preparation

Biological Specimen Preparation

  • PELCO BioWave Pro microwave tissue processor
  • Leica EM HPM 100 high pressure freezer
  • Leica EM AFS2 freeze substitution machine
  • Leica EM UC7 ultramicrotome
  • Leica EM FC6/UC6 cryo-ultramicrotome

Cryo EM Sample Preparation

  • FEI Vitrobot
  • Bal-Tec SCD 005 sputter coaters
  • Gatan Solarus advanced plasma system (Model 950)
  • Manual plunge freezer