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Scigen Tissue-Plus™ O.C.T. Compound

Embedding medium for frozen tissue specimens to ensure optimal cutting temperature (O.C.T.).



Product Type O.C.T. Compound
Description Cryostat Embedding Medium
Length (Metric) 150 mm
Width (Metric) 40 mm
Length (English) 6 in.
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  • Embedding medium for frozen tissue specimens to ensure optimal cutting temperature (O.C.T)
  • Water-soluble blend of glycols and resins that provides a convenient specimen matrix for cryostat sectioning at temperatures of −10°C and below
  • Can be frozen between −10 and −80°C
  • Will not dull cryostat blades
  • Leaves no residue on slides during staining procedure, eliminating undesirable background staining
  • Available in convenient squeeze 4 oz. (118 mL) bottle
  • Use part 4589 to remove O.C.T. Compound while keeping tissue specimens frozen



O.C.T. Compound
150 mm
6 in.
40 mm
Cryostat, Embedding Frozen Tissue Specimens
Cryostat Embedding Medium
40 mm
1.625 in.
1.625 in.
4 oz. (12/Case)
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