Histology Core Services and Fees
Upon request, training can be provided for the following techniques:
- Cryostat sectioning (frozen sectioning).
- General histology (grossing, processing, embedding, cutting, routine and special staining).
Tissue dissection and orientation for embedding
Investigators must remove tissue from animals. If you take out whole organs or large pieces of tissue, they must be further grossed to fit into our processing cassettes. We can provide this service for you or we can train your technicians to perform this task.
Includes routine stains with well-characterized antibodies and optimization of use of well-characterized antibodies.
- Group I special stains
Routinely offered: PAS, Oil Red O
Available upon request: Mucicarmine, Cresyl Violet, Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB), Congo Red, VonKossa, Prussion Blue Iron, others
- Group II special stains
Routinely offered: Masson Trichrome, McLetchie's Trichrome
Available upon request: Gram, Elastic, Alcian Blue pH 2.5, Colloidal Iron, Movat's Pentachrome, others.
- Group III special stains
Available upon request: GMS, Reticulin, Jones, Bielchowshy, Fontana Masson, others.