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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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).
6 pm ultrathin sections were cut using a glass knife on an LKB V Ultramicrotome (LKB Company, Bromma, Sweden).
To prepare the polymer samples, slices of 5 lm thickness were first cut by ultramicrotome (Ultrotome 2128 by LKB), melted between two microscopy cover glasses, and pressed gently to reduce thickness.
These samples were postfixed with 1% osmium tetraoxide, dehydrated with alcohol, included in plastic resin (EPON), cut with an ultramicrotome and contrasted with uranyl acetate and lead citrate.
Ultrathin sections were cut with a Supernova ultramicrotome (Reickert Jung, Vienna, Austria), mounted on copper grids, stained with uranyl acetate and lead citrate and then observed and photographed with a Philips CM10 transmission electron microscope (TEM; Philips Scientifics, Eindhoven, The Netherlands).
One section with 60 nm-thickness was cut from each epon block using a ultramicrotome.
Thin sections (50-70 nm) were cut by a Leica UCT-125 ultramicrotome (Leica Microsystems GmbH, Vienna-Austria) and contrasted with uranyl acetate and lead citrate.
Embryonic or juvenile feather filaments were sectioned at 1-3 [micro]m thickness in both cross, oblique and longitudinal planes using an ultramicrotome.
5 [micro]m using a histodiamond knife (Diatome, Electron Microscopy Sciences, Inc) on an ultramicrotome and stained them with toluidine blue.
Leica also introduced a number of specimen preparation products, including a high pressure freezer, automatic freeze substitution systems anda new ultramicrotome.
Several instruments were used to prepare samples including a Micrion 2500 Focused Ion Beam (FIB) instrument, a Leica Ultracut UCT ultramicrotome equipped with a diamond knife, and a Gatan Model 691 Precision Ion Polishing System (PIPS).
Finally, the samples were stored at 37[degrees]C for 48 hours, and 60 nm slices were taken with a LKB Novo ultramicrotome (Sweden).