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Verhandlungen pp 932-934 | Cite as

An ultramicrotome without bearings

  • T. Zelander
  • R. Ekholm

Abstract

In recent years numerous ultramicrotomes have been designed. As electron microscopists, who have facilities to try every type of instrument, are rare, we can speak only for the Sjöstrand microtome (2) and an instrument of our own design (1) both based on the rotary principle. Both have given satisfactory results at this institute. However, rotary microtomes have three main drawbacks:

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References

  1. 1.
    EKHOLM, R., and T. ZELANDER: Experientia (Basel) 12, 195 (1956).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    SJÖSTRAND, F.: Experientia (Basel) 9, 114 (1953).Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Zelander
    • 1
  • R. Ekholm
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity of GothenburgSweden

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