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Vibrating Blade Microtomy Solutions

Maintain critical detail, cut cells under physiological conditions

You need the best information to uncover critical new insights. Leica’s vibrating microtomes (vibratomes) let you accurately cut tissue without freezing or embedding. These precise instruments maintain cell morphology as well as enzyme and cell activity to provide more viable cells per slice.

Choose the solution that lets you get the best sections from fresh tissue


Select the Leica VT1200 for automated cutting with manual section thickness control.

Fully automated

Select the Leica VT1200 S for the most demanding applications.

Select the Leica VT1000 S for precise and economical sectioning.

Complement your microtome with optional accessories

Click here to find out how the Leica Vibrocheck controls vertical deflection.

Create a complete neuroscience solution

Select from a range of Neuroscience systems for a complete research solution.

Improve your knowledge and skills

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