Electron Microscopy Sciences' replacement for the discontinued Epon-812. Produces the same results in terms of preservation, handling, sectioning, and staining as the old Epon-812.
Two versions are available. The #14120 kit includes DMP-30. The #14121 Kit includes BDMA in place of DMP-30.
- Hayat, M. A. Principles & Tech. for EM. Second Edition (1981)
- Mascorro, J.A. and Kirby, G.S. Physical characteristics of "old" Epon 812 and various Epon-like replacements. Proc. 44th Ann. Meet. Electron. Microsc. Soc. Am., pp.222-223 (1986)
- Mascorro, J.A. and Kirby, G.S. Novel Epoxy/Anhydride Alternatives for Biological Electron Microscopy: Physical and Performance Characteristics of EMbed 812 and LX 112 in combination with NSA/NMA/DMAE. Proc. 47th Ann. Meet. EMSA., pp. 1000-1001 (1989).
- Mascorro, J.A. and Kirby, G.S. Viscosity Characteristics and Hardening Rates for EMbed 812 and LX 112 with alternative Anhydride and Catalyst Choices. Proc. 49th Ann. Meet. EMSA. (1991).
Kit consists of:
450 mL EMbed-812
450 mL DDSA; Specially Distilled
450 mL NMA
50 mL BDMA