Our services include all standard preparation steps from fixation, dehydration, infiltration, embedding in wax, sectioning, cryo sectioning, staining, antigen unmasking and visualization.
Bring your samples
- Contact the responsible staff at the lab (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Fill in the form
- Book the appropriate equipment
- We provide fixatives for the first step
- Bring you samples
- We proceed to the histological sample preparation
Equipment of the histology lab
Histology lab is consisted of new and automated equipment.
Tissue processor does all specimen preparation steps (fixation, dehydration, infiltration in wax). It has a delay function and the samples can run overnight, which.
Hot and cold embedding station has a delay function and can be synchronized with the tissue processor.
Automated rotary microtome with a cool cut block holder and a water flow system that brings the sections in a worm water bath attached to the microtome.
Automated linear stainer suitable for Hematoxyline –Heosin staining.
PT Link - antigen retrieval for unmasking of antigens.
Cryostat for cryo sectioning (sections of μm thickness).
Histology equpiment is available for free booking to all users. New users should book an introduciton with Maria Ntzouni.