Guidelines for Sampling and Sample Processing: Pulverisation and Homogenisation of Environmental Samples by Cryomilling

2009, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Rüdel, Heinz; Uhlig, Sonja; Weingärtner, Martin
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Auf dem Aberg 1, D-57392 Schmallenberg

Content

Described are the general information, general notes, apparatus and materials, preparation of material, the cryomilling process, cleaning of apparatus, documentation, references. The appendix contains a milling documentation form, an example for the particle size distribution of a beech-leaves homogenate, instructions for working with liquid nitrogen.

Guidelines for Sampling and Sample Processing: Pulverisation and Homogenisation of Environmental Samples by Cryomilling