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Micro-CT of Insect Larva Protocol

Species: red blood worm (midge larva) Critical point drying of midge larvae with subsequent X-ray micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) to reconstruct the inner anatomy.

Tobacco Leaf - Critical Point Drying Protocol for SEM

Application Note for Leica EM CPD300 - Critical point drying of tobacco leafs with subsequent platinum coating and SEM analysis.

Nematode E. dianae - Critical Point Drying Protocol for SEM

Application Note for Leica EM CPD300 - Critical point drying of nematode Eubostrichus dianae to detect the ectosymbiotic bacteria layer with subsequent gold coating ans SEM analysis.

Wall Cress Pod Protocol - Critical Point Drying of Arabidopsis thaliana for SEM

Application Note for Leica EM CPD300 - Critical point drying of wall cress (Arabidopsis thaliana) pod with subsequent gold coating and SEM analysis.

Bacteria Protocol - Critical Point Drying of E. coli for SEM

Application Note for Leica EM CPD300 - Critical point drying of E. coli with subsequent platinum / palladium coating and SEM analysis. Sample was inserted into a filter disc (Pore size: 16 - 40 μm)…

Clawed Frog Nuclear Envelope Protocol

Application Note for Leica EM CPD300 - Critical point drying of nuclear pores from clawed frog oocytes with subsequent chromium coating and SEM analysis. Silicon chips containing the samples were…

Micro-Computed Tomography (micro-CT) of Insect Brain Protocol

Application Note for Leica EM CPD300 - Critical point drying of the blow fly with subsequent X-ray micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) to detect neuroanatomical features.

Micro-Computed Tomography (micro-CT) of Book Scorpion Musculature

Application Note for Leica EM CPD300 - Critical point drying of book scorpion with subsequent X-ray micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) to detect anatomical features with special regard to the…

Wrinkled Giant Hyssop Leaf Protocol

Application Note for Leica EM CPD300 - Critical point drying of wrinkled giant hyssop leaf with subsequent gold coating and SEM analysis.
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