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Neodymium as an alternative contrast for uranium in electron microscopy

Kuipers, J. & Giepmans, B. N. G., Apr-2020, In : Histochemistry and cell biology. 153, 4, p. 271-277 7 p.

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Kuipers, J., & Giepmans, B. N. G. (2020). Neodymium as an alternative contrast for uranium in electron microscopy. Histochemistry and cell biology, 153(4), 271-277. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00418-020-01846-0

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Kuipers, Jeroen ; Giepmans, Ben N G. / Neodymium as an alternative contrast for uranium in electron microscopy. In: Histochemistry and cell biology. 2020 ; Vol. 153, No. 4. pp. 271-277.

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Kuipers, J & Giepmans, BNG 2020, 'Neodymium as an alternative contrast for uranium in electron microscopy', Histochemistry and cell biology, vol. 153, no. 4, pp. 271-277. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00418-020-01846-0

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Neodymium as an alternative contrast for uranium in electron microscopy. / Kuipers, Jeroen; Giepmans, Ben N G.

In: Histochemistry and cell biology, Vol. 153, No. 4, 04.2020, p. 271-277.

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Kuipers J, Giepmans BNG. Neodymium as an alternative contrast for uranium in electron microscopy. Histochemistry and cell biology. 2020 Apr;153(4):271-277. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00418-020-01846-0


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abstract = "Uranyl acetate is the standard contrasting agent in electron microscopy (EM), but it is toxic and radioactive. We reasoned neodymium acetate might substitute uranyl acetate as a contrasting agent, and we find that neodymium acetate indeed can replace uranyl acetate in several routine applications. Since neodymium acetate is not toxic, not radioactive and easy to use, we foresee neodymium will replace uranyl in many EM sample preparation applications worldwide.",
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