Sample preparation

In the field of sample preparation the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) offers the following services:

GNOME - laser transfection for high-throughput testing

 

Fluoreszenzbild einer räumlich-selektiv behandelten GNOME Zellkulturprobe. Bild: LZH

Gold nanoparticle-mediated laser transfection (GNOME) enables high-throughput testing, the selective elimination of cells and scrape loading by processing certain areas in a cell culture dish.

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Preparation of biological samples for Scanning Electron Microscope imaging (SEM)

 

Präparierte Schweineaugen. Die vorderen Hälften der Augen wurden in Viertel präpariert und der Kammerwinkel aufgeklappt. Anschließend wurden die Proben chemisch fixiert, entwässert, getrocknet und mit Gold gesputtert.

The department “Industrial and Biomedical Optics” offers the preparation of biological samples for imaging in a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). This includes the mechanical preparation of tissue samples, the chemical fixation, and the drying and sputtering of the samples.

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