[3dem] A better way for storing freezed sample grids

Norm Olson nholson at ucsd.edu
Tue Feb 26 11:19:41 PST 2008

At 11:55 AM -0700 2/26/08, Eduardo Sanz-Garcia wrote:
>Currently, I am using the circular boxes that contain 4 holes to 
>store the already vitrified grids. I number the boxes and keep them 
>in a tube inside the nitrogen container.
>I was wondering if there is a better way for storing those vitrified grids.
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Eduardo:  They aren't necessarily better but many labs make their own 
square boxes by cutting up commercially available blue grid boxes. 
They are certainly cheaper than Gatan's.  I see one company is now 
making the square boxes commercially.  Here is their URL: 

Norm Olson

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