Replacement needles for IVF machine

Made:
1994 in Penryn
maker:
Research Instruments Limited
Replacement needles for IVF machine. ?injection? pipette. These are fine glass needles with hollow centres and a

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Replacement needles for IVF machine. ?injection? pipette. These are fine glass needles with hollow centres and a
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Replacement needles for IVF machine. ‘injection’ pipette. These are fine glass needles with hollow centres and a bevelled and profiled tip. It is designed to penetrate the zona (shell) of the egg to be fertilised and deliver a single sperm into its core. The rest of the micromanipulation system allows the user to be able to view these very small objects at high magnification and by using the red joysticks they can manoeuvre and manipulate the pipettes very precisely by replicating the large movements at the red joysticks into movements of a few microns at the pipette tip.

This equipment is used for the in-vitro fertilization of an ovum with sperm. The equipment consists of two micromanipulators, two microsyringes and an Olympus trinocular microscope. It was made by Research Instruments Ltd., England.

Details

Category:
Laboratory Medicine
Object Number:
1995-732 Pt6
credit:
Research Instruments Limited