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Price List effective September 1, 2023*


ServiceIn-house PriceNotes
Sample Preparation
TEM processing (tissue and adherent cells) $65 per sample Including resin embedding for immunogold
TEM non-adherent cells $75 per sample Cell pellet in agarose
Sectioning & staining $65 per hour Typically 1 hour per block
SEM processing $55 per sample A $20 per run surcharge will be added for critical point drying
High pressure freezing $20 per shot  
Freeze substitution $200 per run Multiple days, multiple samples
Pre-embed gold labeling with silver enhancement $135 per sample Includes sample processing
Cryosectioning $600 for up to two samples 8 hr labor plus cost of LN2
Immunolabeling of resin or cryo-sections $200 per sample  Includes embedding, sectioning and staining of thin sections
Staff assistance $65 per hour Includes user training for sample processing and microscope operation
User processing for TEM or SEM $25 per sample Cost of materials
User negative staining $5 plus $5 per glow discharge run Cost of materials (grids extra)
SEM sputter coater $20 per 30 sec For cost of gold or gold/palladium target
Microscope Usage $60 per hour  

*Quotes will be provided upon request.
*Rush orders are 2X
*External academic prices are 2X
*Commercial prices are 3X