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IVD Test Reagent/Kits, Electron Microscopy, Stain, Gold

Definition : Electron microscopy stains designed to bind a specific protein or other cell components using colloidal gold particles (also known as immunogold). These stains consist of a suspension of sub-micrometer-sized particles of gold in a fluid (e.g., water); the particles are often bound following an immunologic process to a specific protein or other cell component. Gold electron microscopy stains have high electron density providing high contrast dark spots; they are commonly used in electron microscopy to visualize more than one target simultaneously.

Entry Terms : "Electron Microscopy Gold Stain Reagents"

UMDC code : 33031

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Ladd Research

Company Type: Parent

Ladd Research was organized in 1954 by Margaret and Bill Ladd to develop and supply products for the growing field of electron microscopy. In the 1930's, Margaret and Bill had worked on the first electron microscopy built in North America at the University of Toronto. At the start of World War II, they moved to the United States to continue their research. In 1954 Ladd Research Industries was formed.

Polysciences Inc

Company Type: Parent

The company was founded in 1961 to provide sample preparation products for electron microscopy as nano-scale samples were starting to reveal new knowledge. Embedding products were added for histology (the study of tissue) applications soon after, enabling tissue embedment in plastic blocks, in addition to paraffin. Dyes and stains were developed to implement better visualization of the samples. In cooperation with federal agencies, monodisperse polymeric microspheres were developed for diagnostic kit applications.

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