Histochemistry

, Volume 62, Issue 2, pp 153–157 | Cite as

Cryo-ultramicrotomy after coating of the cut surface of the tissue block with carbon and metals before sectioning

  • A. Schiller
  • R. Taugner
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Summary

Working under improvised conditions it is shown that coating of the cut surface of a frozen tissue block with metal and carbon improves, when applied prior to each cutting, the sectioning properties and the handling of the subsequent ultrathin cryosection.

Keywords

Public Health Freeze Tissue Tissue Block Section Property Ultrathin Cryosection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Schiller
    • 1
  • R. Taugner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physiology IUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergFederal Republic of Germany

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