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DGD embedding kit (DG)

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Prices are current as of Monday, 16/12/2019.
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Product Code: EMS14010

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DGD is a removable embedding medium (for thin and thick sections) that provides embedment free sections. Good for immunolabeling and high resolution light microscopy.


  • Thin or thick embedment free sections can be obtained.
  • Sections are easy to cut and ribbons are easily obtainable.
  • Enhances the integrity of the specimen as it floats on the water.
  • Sections produce interference colors according to its thickness.

Ethanol and n-butyl alcohol are used as dehydrating agents.

  1. Capco, Krockmalnic, & Penman (1984). A New Method of Preparing Embedment Free Sections For TEM: Applications to the Cytoskeletal Framework and Other 3D Networks. JCB Vol. 98, pp. 1878.
  2. Valdimarsson & Huebner (1989). DEGDS as an Embedding Medium for Immunofluorescence Microscopy. Biochem. Cell Biol. 67:242.
  3. Nickerson, Krockmalnic, He, & Penman (1990). Immunolocalization in Three Dimensions: Immunogold Staining of Cytoskeletal and Nuclear Matrix Proteins in Resinless Electron Microscopy Sections. PNAS Vol. 87, pp. 2259.

Kit consists of:

  • 450mL Diethylene Glycol Distearate (DGD) (EMS13255) SDS 
  • 450mL Ethanol
  • 450mL n-Butyl alcohol (EMS26901-03)  SDS 

Technical Data Sheet 


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