A low-viscosity epoxy resin embedding medium for electron microscopy.

@article{Spurr1969ALE,
  title={A low-viscosity epoxy resin embedding medium for electron microscopy.},
  author={Arthur R. Spurr},
  journal={Journal of ultrastructure research},
  year={1969},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={
          31-43
        }
}
  • A. Spurr
  • Published 1969
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Journal of ultrastructure research
A low-viscosity embedding medium based on ERL-4206 is recommended for use in electron microscopy. The composition is: ERL-4206 (vinyl cyclohexene dioxide) 10 g, D.E.R. 736 (diglycidyl ether of polypropylene glycol) 6 g, NSA (nonenyl succinic anhydride) 26 g, and S-1 (dimethylaminoethanol or DMAE) 0.4 g. The medium is easily and rapidly prepared by dispensing the components, in turn by weight, into a single flask. The relatively low viscosity of the medium (60 cP) permits rapid mixing by shaking… 
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