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Histology

Quality histological services for routine research:
  • Samples provided by customer or by AMSBIO
  • Competitive price
  • Fast turn-around times
THE SERVICE PROVIDED BY AMSBIO
Services Description
Fixation
  • Common fixative is 10% NBF, but we can use any fixative of your choice at optimal fixation time
Processing
  • Optimization of tissue fixation process: select fixative agent and determine incubation time
  • Optimization of antigen retrieval conditions: use of detergent, enzymatic or microwave retrieval
  • We do cell processing for FFPE and frozen sectioning
Embedding
  • Embedding in paraffin blocks for microtome sectioning or,
  • In OCT blocks (fresh & fixed tissue) for cryostat sectioning
Sectioning
  • Microtome or cryostat at standard or customized thickness depending on customers protocol
  • Mounting sections on positively charged slides or any other treated slides of your choice
  • Floating sections captured in wells of tissue culture plates or tubes
Staining
  • Routine Hematoxylin/Eosin and toluidine blue staining
  • Special Staining: Alcian Blue, Alizarin red, amyloid, Calcium, Elastic, Golgi-Cox, Gram, Jones, Luxol fast blue, Mucicarmine, Nissl, Oil red O, Periodic Acid Shiff, Picro-sirius red, Reticulum, Safranin O, Toluidine blue, Trichrome, etc.
Label
  • Computer labelling of slides
Extraction
  • DNA/RNA extracted from our FFPE tissue or formalin fixed tissues provided by customers
  • Quality verified by spectrophotometer for ratio of 260/280 and 260/230 as well as by denatured agarose for ribosomal RNA analysis.


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