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Aluminum Base Mold

This extra large square base mold offers optimal thermal conductivity. Features a well polished surface for easy block removal. It will accommodate most samples.
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Cat #: 62547-15 Description: Aluminum Base Mold, 50 x 50 x 30 mm Pack: Each Price: $44.00 Add to Quote:

EMS Freezer Hats

Made from brass, these planchets are used for high pressure freezing. They are able to be stacked, allowing for greater depth.
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Cat #: 71167-01 Description: Brass Planchet A, 2 Chambers Pack: 50 Pack Price: $198.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 71167-02 Description: Brass Planchet B, 1 Chamber Pack: 50 Pack Price: $223.00 Add to Quote:

Seal'N Freeze Cryotray and Box

Seal'N Freeze Box with attached lids help improve sample storage and transport processes. You are able to fill your embedding media with the tray and place the tray in the box, eliminating the need to handle samples and freezing media manually.
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Cat #: 62642-01 Description: Seal'N Freeze Cryotray, Sq Pack: 50 Pack Price: $88.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 62642-02 Description: Seal'N Freeze Cryotray, Rect Pack: 50 Pack Price: $88.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 62642-03 Description: Seal'N Freeze Box Pack: Each Price: $193.00 Add to Quote:

Tissue-Tek® Cryomold®; Sakura Finetek

Produce uniformly shaped flat surface specimen block with tissue freezing medium. Standard Cryomold fits into Cryobar freezing wells of the Tissue-Tek II microtome/cryostat.
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Cat #: 62534-10 Description: TISSUE-TEK CRYO-MOLD, BIOPSY Pack: 100 Pack Price: $34.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 62534-15 Description: TISSUE-TEK CRYO-MOLD, INTERMEDIATE Pack: 100 Pack Price: $34.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 62534-25 Description: TISSUE-TEK CRYO-MOLD, STANDARD Pack: 100 Pack Price: $34.00 Add to Quote:

EMS UVC3 Ultraviolet Cryo Chamber

Offers a low temperature environment for dehydration, infiltration and polymerization of cryo sample preparations. It features electronic and automatic temperature control between (-10 deg C)-(-37 deg C) with a 365nm wavelength.
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Cat #: 70445-10 Description: EMS UV/CRYO CHAMBER, 120VAC Pack: Each Price: $2,019.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 70445-20 Description: EMS UV/CRYO CHAMBER, 220VAC Pack: Each Price: $2,129.00 Add to Quote:

Sample Pin for Cryo Ultramicrotomes

Compatible with the Leica and RMC cryo ultramicrotomes. Made from cryo compatible material. Concentric grooves on the sample surface ensure better adhesion.
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Cat #: 75959-05 Description: Sample pin for cryo ultramicrotomes Pack: 10 Pack Price: $13.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 75959-06 Description: Sample pin for cryo ultramicrotomes Pack: 50 Pack Price: $86.00 Add to Quote:

Specimen Pins; Ultra Microtomy

Aluminum specimen mount pin for mounting samples for ultramicrotomy
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Cat #: 70446 Description: CRYO SPECIMEN PINS; BULLSEYE Pack: 50 Pack Price: $130.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 70447 Description: CRYO SPECIMEN PINS; SLOTTED SCRES Pack: 50 Pack Price: $130.00 Add to Quote:

EMS Golden Brushes; Nylon

These brushes are perfect for cryomicrotomy – for controlled manipulation of frozen sections in the cryostat, as well as cryomicrotome. Easier to clean than animal hair brushes and more durable/
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Cat #: 66110-01 Description: EMS Golden Nylon Brush ¼" Pack: Each Price: $5.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 66110-02 Description: EMS Golden Nylon Brush ½" Pack: Each Price: $5.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 66110-03 Description: EMS Golden Nylon Brush ¾" Pack: Each Price: $5.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 66110-04 Description: EMS Golden Nylon Brush 1" Pack: Each Price: $5.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 66110-05 Description: EMS Golden Nylon Brushes, set of 4 Pack: 4 Pack Price: $12.00 Add to Quote:

Cryo-Gel™

Highly viscous, water-soluble embedding medium for frozen sections. Gel is packaged in a pump-dispenser bottle with a built-in "guillotine" that severs gel from the pump spout.
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Cat #: 62806-01 Description: Cryo-Gel™ 4.3 OZ Pack: 4 oz Price: $25.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 62806-06 Description: Cryo-Gel™ 4.3 OZ Pack: 12 x 4 oz Price: $242.00 Add to Quote:

Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound

Water soluble glycol's and resins compound that provides an excellent specimen matrix for cryostat sectioning at temperatures of -10°C and below. It leaves no residue during the staining procedure
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Cat #: 62550-01 Description: TISSUE-TEK OCT COMPOUND Pack: 4 oz Price: $17.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 62550-12 Description: TISSUE-TEK OCT COMPOUND Pack: 12 x 4 oz Price: $189.00 Add to Quote:

PolarStat Plus™ Embedding Medium for Frozen Sections

Especially well suited for Mohs cryostat sectioning. It freezes at optimum cutting temperatures of -10 deg C and below. No residue is left on slides during the staining procedure, thereby eliminating undesirable background staining.
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Cat #: 19221-01 Description: PolarStat Plus Embedding Medium, Frozen Sections Pack: Each Price: $13.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 19221 Description: PolarStat Plus Embedding Medium Pack: 12 Pack Price: $143.00 Add to Quote:

Polarstat™ Embedding Medium

An aqueous-based frozen section embedding medium designed to support tissue blocks in cryostat sectioning. Formulated to promote rapid freezing, enhanced sectioning and consistent results at a working temperature of -20 degree C.
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Cat #: 19222 Description: Polarstat Embedding Medium, 4 oz. Pack: 4 oz Price: $13.00 Add to Quote:

CytoFix™

Cytology fixative spray designed for slide based cytology specimens for cellular preservation and transport. Dries in 4 to 6 minutes. Water soluble. Contains no chlorofluorocarbons.
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Cat #: 22805-01 Description: CytoFix (Non-Aerosol) Pack: Each Price: $16.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 22805-02 Description: CytoFix Can Pack: Each Price: $16.00 Add to Quote:

Tissue Freezing Medium; TFM™

An embedding matrix for frozen sections formulated with water-soluble glycols and resins. Provides a solid bond between the tissue and object holder with the following features: less ice artifacts, less curling, freezes faster.
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Cat #: 72592 Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM Pack: 4 oz Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72593 Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM Pack: 12 x 4 oz Price: $366.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72592-Y Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM, YELLOW Pack: 4 oz Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72593-Y Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM, YELLOW Pack: 4 x 4 oz Price: $132.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72592-G Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM, GREEN Pack: 4 oz Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72593-G Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM, GREEN Pack: 4 x 4 oz Price: $132.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72592-R Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM, RED Pack: 4 oz Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72593-R Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM, RED Pack: 4 x 4 oz Price: $132.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72592-B Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM, BLUE Pack: 4 oz Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72593-B Description: TISSUE FREEZING MEDIUM, BLUE Pack: 4 x 4 oz Price: $132.00 Add to Quote:

LV CryoOil™

LV CryoOil is used in crystallography as a cryoprotectant for samples that are flash cooled and as a barrier to dehydration, solvent evaporation, and oxidation. It has the lowest viscosity and low surface tension. Can be used on 10 um thick crystals.
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Cat #: 60166 Description: LV CryoOil, 1.5ml vial Pack: 1 mL Price: $70.00 Add to Quote:

Quick Freeze; Shur/Freeze, Environmentally Safe

High purity 1, 1, 1, 2 - Tetrafluoroethane (R134a) used to solidify paraffin sections of fresh tissue without disrupting cellular structure. A spray burst instantly freezes small area to -45 deg C/-5 degF. Environmentally safe.
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Cat #: 72595 Description: QUICK FREEZE, 10oz CAN (Env. Safe) Pack: 10 oz Price: $17.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72596 Description: QUICK FREEZE, 10oz CAN (Env. Safe) Pack: 12 x 10 oz Price: $193.00 Add to Quote:

CytoCool™ II

For the Flash freezing of tissue specimens in the Cryostat and hardening difficult to cut tissue on a microtome during the sectioning.
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Cat #: 72597 Description: CytoCool II 11 oz Pack: 11 oz Price: $36.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72597-12 Description: CytoCool II 11 oz Pack: 12 x 11 oz Price: $381.00 Add to Quote:

Frostbite® Rapid Coolant

Ozone-safe Frostbite Rapid Coolant contains no CFCs yet maintains the ability to rapidly cool paraffin blocks and tissue. Two quick bursts will ensure deep penetration into both paraffin blocks and fresh tissue specimens.
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Cat #: 72594-01 Description: Frostbite® Rapid Coolant 10 oz. (300ml) Can Pack: 10 oz Price: $20.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72594-10 Description: Frostbite® Rapid Coolant 10 oz. (300ml) Can Pack: 6 x 10 oz Price: $116.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 72594-20 Description: Frostbite® Rapid Coolant 10 oz. (300ml) Can Pack: 12 x 10 oz Price: $218.00 Add to Quote:

PolarChucks™

PolarChuck cryostat embedding chucks are made of anodized aluminum. Deep rectangular waffle grid or circular pattern creates a more stable and secure tissue mount.
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Cat #: 70171-01 Description: PolarChuck™ L, Leica, Waffle Grid, 30 mm Pack: Each Price: $75.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 70171-02 Description: PolarChuck™ L, Leica, Waffle Grid, 40 mm Pack: Each Price: $97.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 70171-03 Description: PolarChuck™ Circular, 30mm Thin St Pack: Each Price: $75.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 70171-04 Description: PolarChuck™ Circular, 40mm Thin St Pack: Each Price: $83.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 70171-05 Description: PolarChuck™ A, Avantik/Microm, Waffle Grid, 30 mm Pack: Each Price: $76.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 70171-06 Description: PolarChuck A, Avantik/Microm, Waffle Grid, 40 mm Pack: Each Price: $89.00 Add to Quote:

Microtome Chucks

Aluminum Microtome Chucks with grooved surfaces for good specimen adhesion. Chucks have a 9.4 mm spigot.
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Cat #: EMS065 Description: Aluminium Microtome Chuck, Surface Diameter 45 mm with a 9.4 mm spigot Pack: Each Price: $136.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: EMS066 Description: Aluminium Microtome Chuck, Surface Diameter 26 mm with a 9.4 mm spigot Pack: Each Price: $118.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: EMS067 Description: Aluminium Barrel Microtome Chuck, Surface Diameter 22 mm with a 9.4 mm spigot Pack: Each Price: $60.00 Add to Quote: