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 semithin plastic sections (1 im) of gBMSC-seeded silk fiber were cut using an ultramicrotome with glass knives, stained with 1% Toluidine Blue, viewed under the light microscope (Nikon) and photographed.
As an artificial substrate, the threads were easily sectioned with a diamond-knife mounted on an ultramicrotome.
Semithin (1 to 2 pm) sections were cut with glass knives on an ultramicrotome and stained with toluidine blue and basic fuchsin for light microscopic examination with bright-field and differential interference contrast optics.
Ultrathin sections were cut on a Porter-Blum MT2 ultramicrotome, stained with uranyl acetate and lead citrate, and examined with a Hitachi H-600 transmission electron microscope.
The nerve segments were washed again three times with the cacodylate buffer and then immersed in 50% ethanol and 3% uranyl acetate for 90 min followed by dehydration through a graded ethanol series, and were left overnight in absolute ethanol--Spurr's resin solution (1:1), followed by Spurr's resin alone for 8 hrs at room temperature and then overnight in a 70[degrees] C oven prior to sectioning by the aid of an ultramicrotome for light and electron microscope observations.
60-90 nm sections were prepared with LKBUM4 ultramicrotome using a diamond knife and sections were mounted on a copper grid and stained with uranyl acetate and reynolds lead citrate.
Specimen blocks were trimmed then sectioned at 3 [micro]m using a Sorvall MT-2b ultramicrotome.
Sections were obtained with a Power Tome XL ultramicrotome (Boeckeler Instruments, Tucson, AZ, USA).
Transverse, ultrathin sections were obtained using a Leica Ultracut UCT ultramicrotome with a diamond knife.
Semi-thin and thin sections were cut with an ultramicrotome.
Ultrathin sections were cut with an Ultracut S ultramicrotome (Leica, Wetzlar, Germany), mounted on copper grids, stained with uranyl acetate and lead citrate, and studied in an EM 902 A TEM with electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS) or Libra 120 TEM with EELS and electron-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (Carl Zeiss AG).