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The Leica RM2255 rotary microtome, designed for fully motorized sectioning of both paraffin-embedded and resin-embedded specimens, offers a broad application spectrum in routine and research laboratories in histology and in industrial materials and quality control. Its two-in-one design concept allows motorized and manual sectioning, providing reproducible quality sections and the most superior technology available on the microtome market.

  • Manufacturer: Leica
  • Equipment Model: Leica RM2255
  • Location: Room 122, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
  • Contact Person: Kingsley Boateng, 217-300-1642,
  • Fees & Consumables: See fees page
  • Training Materials: Manual