Reagents for Fixation and Embedding

Under Construction!

In order to make the use of equipment such as the Wohlwend high pressure freezer and the Leica AFS-2 freeze substitution machine as user friendly as possible, the EMC will make the most commonly used supplies and reagents available to user of the facility at our costs. Liquid materials will be priced on a per ml basis, and other consumable will be priced on a per unit basis. Here is the beginning of a list of the available supplies:

 

Reagents and Other Consumables for Fixation, Embedding, etc.

 

 

 

Reagent description cost per ml

 

 

 

Resins

 

 

LR White (hard) EMS (catalyzed) 0.28
LR White (medium) EMS (catalyzed) 0.28

 

 

 

Freeze substitution mixes

 

 

0.1 % uranyl acetate in acetone EMS glass distilled acetone 0.14
0.1 % uranyl acetate in acetone EMS glass distilled acetone pre-aliquoted in cryovial 0.20
0.2 % uranyl acetate in acetone EMS glass distilled acetone 0.14
0.2 % uranyl acetate in acetone EMS glass distilled acetone pre-aliquoted in cryovial 0.20

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Supplies

 

 

cryovials ??? ??? ea
Beem embedding capsules, size 00, ID = 8mm BEEM 0.08 ea
Beem embedding capsules, size 3 (small) BEEM 0.08 ea
SecureSeal imaging spacers (13 mm) EMS (#70327-13S) 1.36 ea
Aclar UltRx 200 film EMS (#50426-10) 19.00 per sheet
0.35 per piece