Leica EM GP by Leica Microsystems Europe

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For the preparation of vitrified fluid samples or extremely thin samples for cryo-TEM, including biological suspensions and industrial emulsions in both, aqueous and inorganic solvents. The Leica EM GP plunge freezes samples into liquid ethane after removing excess fluid by automatic blotting. This is the bare grid technique. Prior to freezing the sample is maintained in a temperature and humidity controlled environmental chamber, adjustable between +4°C and +60°C and room humidity to 99 %. The ... Read more


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Average Rating: 4.7
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Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area: Cryo preparation samples for TEM

"User friendly software. Reproducible conditions: temperature, chamber humidity and blotting. Fragile tweezers- the tweezers must be used very carefully."

Review date: 05 Nov 2012 | Leica EM GP
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  • Organization: London Research Institute/Cancer Research UK



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Rating: 4.7
"This is an excellent instrument for rapid-freezing, it's very user friendly. It allows the user to perform single side blotting which is very good. I would recommend this equipment to other scientists."

Review date: 24 Oct 2012 | Leica EM GP
For the preparation of vitrified fluid samples or extremely thin samples for cryo-TEM, including biological suspensions and industrial emulsions in both, aqueous and inorganic solvents.

The Leica EM GP plunge freezes samples into liquid ethane after removing excess fluid by automatic blotting. This is the bare grid technique. Prior to freezing the sample is maintained in a temperature and humidity controlled environmental chamber, adjustable between +4°C and +60°C and room humidity to 99 %.

The EM GP can be used to plunge freeze samples not only on EM grids, but also sapphire discs and samples in freeze fracture planchettes.