ultramicrotome


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ul·tra·mi·cro·tome

(ŭl'tră-mī'krō-tōm),
A microtome used in cutting sections 0.1 mcm thick, or less, for electron microscopy.

ultramicrotome

(ŭl′trə-mī′krə-tōm′)
n.
A microtome for cutting very thin sections of material for use in electron microscopy.

ul′tra·mi·crot′o·my (-mī-krŏt′ə-mē) n.

ultramicrotome

[-mī′krətōm′]
a microtome that cuts very thin slices for examination by electron microscopy.

ul·tra·mi·cro·tome

(ŭl'tră-mī'krŏ-tōm)
A device used in cutting sections 0.1 mcm thick, or less, for electron microscopy.

ultramicrotome

A MICROTOME for cutting very thin slices of specimens to be examined by electron microscopy.

ultramicrotome

an instrument that cuts very thin sections for use on the ELECTRON MICROSCOPE. It has a blade of fine glass or a diamond knife.
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The embedded samples were sectioned at 500 nm thick with a Power Tome PC (RMC Products) Ultramicrotome, dyed with Touluidin Blue and observed with an Olympus IX-51 inverted light microscope.
Afterwards, the blocks were shaped as trapezes, having 1 mm on each side and then sliced into sections using an ultramicrotome.
Ultra-thin 90 nm thick cross sections were cut with a Porter Blum MT2 ultramicrotome, the sections were stained with uranyl acetate and lead citrate for observation under transmission electron microscopy.
5 to 1 mm thick were cut with a Reichert Ultracut E ultramicrotome and placed onto microscope slides before being stained with toluidine blue.
Thin sections of 100 mm were cut in a Reichert Om U3 ultramicrotome and counterstained with uranyl acetate (45 min, 60[degrees]C) and lead citrate (3 min, 25[degrees]C).
Thin sections of selected areas of the epoxy block were cut with an ultramicrotome using a diamond knife.
For transmission electron microscopy (TEM) measurements, 100 nm sections were microtomed at -120[degrees]C using Ultracut E ultramicrotome (Reichert and Jung) with a diamond knife.
Ultrathin sections of the films were cut on an ultramicrotome with cryo-attachment (Ultracut UCT, Leica) at--110[degrees]C.
Ultrathin sections of the fibres (50--70 nm) were cut by an ultramicrotome (Leica Ultracut UCT) using diamond knife (Diatome, Leica), stained with Uranyl acetate (EM Sciences)--Lead citrate (Ladd Chemicals, USA) and imaged under the microscope (Hitachi H-600).