Histocore equipment

Microtomes

The histocore offers sectioning or you can do the sectioning yourselves. Fill out sectioning preferences, thickness of sections and number of sections per slide in the request form

When sectioning your selves, training by the histocore is needed. Book a training via the histocore mail: histocore@finsenlab.dk 

Knives and slides must be brought when doing your own sectioning.

Access: Access based

HM 355S Automatic Microtome

Manufacturer: Microm

HM 355S Automatic Microtome

Manufacturer: Thermo scientific

RM2255 Fully Automated Rotary Microtome

Manufacturer: Leica

SM2000 R Sliding microtome

Manufacturer: Leica

 

Incubator TH 15

For incubating slides, before staining.

Manufacturer: Buch & Holm

Access: Access based

 

CM3050 S Research Cryostat

The histocore offers cryo sectioning or you can do the sectioning yourselves. Fill out sectioning preferences, thickness of sections and number of sections per slide in the request form.

When sectioning your selves, training by the histocore is needed. Book at training via the histocore mail.

Knives and slides must be brought when doing your own sectioning.

Manufacturer: Leica

Access: Access based

 

Tissue-Tek TEC 5 Tissue Embedding Console System

The histocore can embed your cassettes or you can embed them yourselves. Fill out embedding preferences in the request form.

When embedding by your selves, training by the histocore is needed. Book at training via the histocore mail.

Manufacturer: Sakura

Access: Access based

 

MicroMED T/T Mega Microwave Unit Tissue Processing Histology

Manufacturer: Milestone

Access: Access based

 

NanoZoomer-XR Digital slide scanner C12000-01

Histocore offers scanning of slides. When using the slide scanner by your selves, training by the histocore is needed. Book at training via the histocore mail.

Manufacturer: Hamamatsu

Access: Access based

 

Lab Vision™ Autostainer 360-2D

Histocore can do Immunohistochemistry staining’s. Fill out the preferences for the staining in the request form.

Histocore has a standard protocol, but you need to consider the following:

  • Which pretreatment does the tissue need?
  • Which dilution do you want?
  • Does the staining require a secondary antibody?
  • Which detection system does the staining require?
  • If special needs must be taken care of, let the histocore know.
  • You need to bring the antibody to the histocore, when a staining is required.

 

Manufacturer: Thermo scientific

Access: Service based

 

Coverslipper CR 100

Manufacturer: Dako

Access: Service based

 

ASP300 S Fully Enclosed Tissue Processor

Fill out a request form. Please fill out name, Group, processing program, total number of cassettes, identification on the cassettes. It’s important to choose the right program for your samples. There are 3 different programs, a routine program, a mouse brain program and a rat brain program.

The tissue must be fixated in PFA in 24 hours, thereafter kept in 70 % ethanol.

When the request form is filled out, you can bring your samples in 70% ethanol and store them in the cupboard in room 3.3.42.

Manufacturer: Leica

Access: Service based

 

KOS Rapid multifunctional microwave tissue processor

Manufacturer: Milestone

Access: Service based