Histology Core

Services

Cryosectioning

Blocks of frozen tissue are cut onto slides with a cryotome.

Frozen sectioning

Blocks of frozen tissue are cut onto slides with a cryotome.

Histology

The processing, embedding, cutting and staining of tissue for observation in a microscope

Paraffin embedding

Placement of processed sample into wax block for sectioning

Plastic embedding

Specialized plastic embedding, sectioning, and staining of soft tissue can also be arranged

Sectioning

The cutting of embedded tissue onto slides (also "cryosectioning")

Tissue processing

Tissue Processing on Leica Peloris

Tissue staining

Automated and hand staining with standard and special dyes