Histological samples are critical to observing the appearance of normal vs. diseased cells in microscopic detail. Knowing what normal tissue looks like and how it normally works is important for recognising different diseases. We cater to the needs of scientists based onsite, and other national and international institutions. We are committed to excellence, quality, consultation, clinical evaluation and collaboration.
The histology facility provides technical services and also trains and consults on matters relating to:
The facility stocks a broad selection of commonly used primary antibodies and secondary detection antibodies to label mouse, rat, rabbit, goat, sheep, hamster, guinea pig and chicken primary antibodies with horseradish peroxidase, alkaline phosphatase, Alexa fluorescent or Tyramide (TSA) markers.
The facility has a comprehensive range of equipment for paraffin and frozen sample processing and microtomy, automated slide dewaxing and staining.
Equipment at the facility includes: