Cryo-Transfer Holders

Ideal for low-temperature transfer of frozen-hydrated specimens.

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Advantages: 

Cryo-transfer holders are used in applications that require low-temperature transfer and observation of frozen-hydrated specimens for cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM).

  • Cryo-workstation provides protected environment for loading specimen into holder
  • Cryo-shield encapsulates frozen-hydrated specimen to protect it from contamination during atmospheric transfers from cryo-workstation to the transmission electron microscope (TEM)
Model 
Min. operating
temp.
Beryllium
cradle
Specimen positioning
Specimen securing
Motorized control
Faraday cup
Multiple specimen
Less than
-170 °C
 
α Tilt
Quickload 
(ULP)
Clipring™1 (STP)
 
 
 
626
Less than
-170 °C
Optional
α Tilt
Clipring
 
Optional
 
914
Less than
-170 °C
 
α Tilt
Quickload
 
 
 
910
Less than
-170 °C
 
α Tilt
Splitring
 
 
2
915
Less than
-170 °C
α, β Tilt
Hexring®
β Tilt
 
 
1 The analytical version of holder uses a Hexring mechanism.
2 Two specimen positions are available in holders for the Hitachi and Zeiss TEMs. Three specimen positions are available in holders for FEI, JEOL, and Topcon TEMs.

Publications

Scientific Reports
2016

Li, B.; Luo, X.; Deng, B.; Giancola, J. B.; McComb, D. W.; Schmittgen, T. D.; Dong, Y.

Journal of Structural Biology
2016

Zhang, J.; Ji, G.; Huang, X.; Xu, W.; Sun, F.

Molecular Biology of the Cell
2016

Oda, T.; Abe, T.; Yanagisawa, H.; Kikkawa, M.

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