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Slicing the Spinal Cord

Published on March 27, 2023

How do I embed and cut great spinal cord slice?

You asked, and we listened! We realized that embedding spinal cord tissue for cutting slices is quite difficult. Working with our biomedical illustrator, we came up with this visual protocol to help you embed spinal cord for cutting:

Slicing the Spinal Cord steps 1 and 2
Slicing the Spinal Cord steps 3 and 4

How about some spinal cord references?

You got it! If you would like to explore peer-reviewed publications from labs that have used the Compresstome vibrating microtome to cut spinal cord tissue slices, check these out:

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