Re: [Histonet] vibrating microtome blades

From:Philip Oshel


I had best results with Schick Platinum Plus injector blades. I don't 
know if they're still available.
These are blades made for a shaving razor, and I don't know if they 
fit a Leica blade holder. They do fit the Vibratome.


>My lab recently bought a Leica VT1000S vibrating microtome and as I 
>was unhappy with the saphire blade that the model was offered with, 
>we have been circulating through numerous brands of disposable metal 
>blades.  Does anyone have a suggestion regarding disposable blades 
>for cutting fixed and live brain tissue?  Thx in advance.
>William Ares
>Research Technician
>Labratory of Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience
>Weill Medical College of Cornell University
>Tel: (212) 746 5056
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Philip Oshel
Microscopy Facility Supervisor
Biology Department
024C Brooks Hall
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
voice: (989) 774-3576
dept. fax: (989) 774-3462

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