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Microm HM 560

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  1. Cryostat


  1. Resource Description
    "The Cryo-Star is an electronic, optionally motorized cryostat with retraction that incorporates a unique refrigeration system for independent specimen and knife cooling. This facilitates applications in both the histology and research labs. Other features include: • Automatic Cryo Approach (ACA) system for exact and safe approach of specimen towards the knife • Automatic cutting window (only with M and/or V version) • Ergonomic design of the unit allows user to work in either a standing or sitting position with padded and heated arm rests. • Intergrated vacutome system for stretching cryo-sections when cutting and for disposal of sections and debris when trimming (optional). • Electronic height adjustment (motorized stage only)"
  2. Additional Name
    HM 560 Cryo-star cryostat
  3. Manufacturer
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
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  5. Related Technique
    Cryostat sectioning
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  7. Location
    Pathology Core Laboratories (CHOP)
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