Re: Automatic (robotic?) microtomes

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From:"L. Gibbs" <>
To:"A. Erickson" <>
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Hi Andra-

I once did large paraffin blocks of brain on the sledge with a
250mm knife. It worked but there may be a better way. Yes, Donna
would know. You might try contacting Neuropathology.

Good luck!

Lorraine Gibbs

On Thu, 16 Mar 2000, A. Erickson wrote:

> Ooonce again, Im in need of info that was probably discussed on Histonet.
> Any recomendations on automatic microtomes from those who use
> them...including pros & cons, vendors and phone numbers.  An investigator
> Im working with now wants to do large paraffin blocks of primate brain.
> Anyk suggestions would be appreciated!  Donna Simmons, are you out there?
> Andra Erickson, University of Washington RPRC, Seattle, Wa.

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