This new type of tissue slicing instrument utilises a special pre-stress force on the tissue during slicing. The advantage of this compression is that it counters the mechanical stress of the cutting blade, thereby reducing cell damage during slicing. A number of scientists have now experienced much better tissue viabilty with this instrument, the patented technology has allowed doubling the viability of cells in slices. Optical image quality is improved as the cutting method greatly reduces chattermarks on the suface of the slices. In addition, the improved viability of cells close to the cut surface results in much better slice images.
- Greatly increased cell viability
- Simple, semi or fully automated versions
- Image quality improved as cells close to cut surface survive