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Compresstome® Vibrating microtome Warranty

A vibrating microtome may be one of the higher priced pieces of equipment you buy for your lab. Therefore, we want our customers to have peace of mind after purchasing and investing in the Compresstome® vibrating microtome tissue slicer. To do so, we offer a comprehensive warranty program. All Compresstome® vibrating microtomes come with a […]

Electrophysiology and the Compresstome®

What is Electrophysiology? Electrophysiology is the study of the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues. Specifically, in neuroscience, it includes the measurements of the electrical activity of brain cells, including neurons and their action potential activity. In order to take these measurements, the patch-clamp technique is widely used. In order to measure the electrical […]

Compresstome® for Precision-Cut Tissue Slices (PCTS)

What are precision-cut tissues slices? The term “precision-cut tissue slices” or PCTS refers to live or fresh tissue slices that are cut to a precise thickness—hence the description “precision-cut.” These slices are used for functional studies, such as bronchial contractions in lung, renal fibrosis, and livery disease. PCTS are kept “alive” as organotypic culture slices, […]