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Specimen Preparation Protocols

These specimen preparation protocols are from work done in the E.M. Lab for Dartmouth faculty.

Some of the abbreviations not listed on the pages are as follows:
LC = lead citrate; cpd = critical point drying; UA = uranyl acetate.

If you use these protocols and have questions, feel free to contact us .

In addition to the protocols listed here, there are also some editable pages where we encourage you to post and update your own protocols.For an access ID:password pair, contact E. M. Facility staff.


E. M. Specimen Preparation Wiki

New protocols will be listed in the Wiki - updated 11-02-12.

SEM Protocol

TEM protocols

Other Methods

Last modified on 06/18/01.

Last Updated: 7/24/18