Re: [Histonet] Histobath or alternative?

From:"Steven E. Slap"

Rebecca

You need the Hacker/Bright Clini-RF.  The temperature can be 
accurately controlled, and you won't need dry ice.  I have no idea 
what it costs, but it works like a charm.

best regards,
Steven Slap

At 6:28 PM -0700 5/3/04, Rebecca Nishi wrote:
>Does anyone currently use the histobath with isopentane, or a similar bath?
>
>Currently we freeze rodent brain and spinal cords in isopentane cooled to
>-65 (in a plastic beaker surrounded by dry ice). We would like to purchase a
>bath to get rid of the need for dry ice, and to more easily control the
>temperature.
>
>I know that Thermo Electron (Shandon) currently makes a histobath, but I
>understand that the temperature is not controllable? Is this true? Does
>anyone know of any alternatives. We just need something for a benchtop,
>nothing too large, and probably under 5K.


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