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Histology Core services

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Services Currently Provided:

  • Processing of formalin-fixed tissue and embedding into paraffin

  • Sectioning of FFPE tissue

  • Hematoxylin and Eosin staining

  • Toluidine Blue staining

  • Cell block and tissue microarray construction

  • Single and multicolour immunohistochemistry

  • Consultation on antibody selection, experimental design, basic image analysis

  • Other service requests may be considered

 

 Equipment:

  • Thermo Shandon PathCenter Tissue processor          

  • Sakura Tissue-Tek TEC Embedding station              

  • Microm HM355S Microtome                                    

  • Beecher manual tissue arrayer

  • Sakura Tissue-Tek DRS H&E stainer                                    

  • Ventana Discovery XT autostainer

  • Biocare intelliPATH FLX autostainer 

  • Biocare Decloaking Chamber

  • Biocare IQ Staining Rack (heating option for ISH)

  • Zeiss Axioskop2 Microscope

  • Pax-Cam and PaxIt software

  • Nuance Multispectral Imaging system on Olympus BX53 microscope

  • We also have access to a cryostat for frozen tissue sectioning through our partnership with the TTR

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