Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound

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  • Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound 125 mL
  • Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound 12 x 125 mL
€100.10 - €1,066.00

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Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound

Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound is a clear, water-soluble mixture of glycols and resins. It is used for embedding fresh tissue specimens for frozen sections using a cryostat. With the Tissue-Tek® O.C.T.

The abbreviation “O.C.T.” stands for “Optimal Cutting Temperature” and this is exactly what this refined formulation provides.

Compound embedded samples are quickly ready for sectioning due to its high viscosity, which contributes to a faster freezing.

Our Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound provides a solid matrix to encapsulate tissue specimens and bond to the Specimen Holder for consistent sectioning in a cryostat working temperature of -10°C and below.

The Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound is available in stock in single bottles of 125ml, or in a bulk pack of 12x 125ml and with a next day delivery.

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2 Reviews

  • 5

    Easy to use and consistent

    Posted by Melissa on 30th May 2024

    The compound is generally considered easy to work with, with a simple and straightforward embedding procedure. Users appreciate its consistent performance and reliable results across different batches and labs.

  • 5

    superb packing

    Posted by Dominic on 8th Jan 2022

    The way they packed their products is superb. They give extra coverage to their products to protect them from physical damage.

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