At Precisionary Instruments, we aim to push the boundaries of scientific research. That’s why we love to see how scientists find new ways to use our products.
At the Allen Institute, the “open science” concept pairs neuroscientists with system engineers to come up with innovative ideas and conjure them into existence. We are proud that the Compresstome® can be part of this project, helping the scientists work with both mouse brains as well as human brain tissues.
How is the Compresstome® different from a vibrating microtome? You can read about a discussion thread on ResearchGate on selecting the best tissue sectioning tool for you.
The Compresstome® is also the best machine to cut adult and senior brain slices. The paper and the associated protocol can be found in Brain Slice Methods.
Products we recommend to purchase with VF-300:
To reduce contamination when working with both fresh and fixed tissue we recommend purchasing additional:
Consumables we recommend for quality use include: