Histology Equipment

If you are a new user and you require access to the Histology room or refresher training, please contact Histology Specialist Xiaofeng Lu.


Leica TP1020 Tissue Processor

  • Automatic semi-enclosed processor
  • Gentle specimen processing
  • 80 cassettes capacity
  • Tissue infiltration under vacuum
  • Reduced exposure to hazardous fumes
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Leica EG1160 Paraffin Embedding

  • Ease of operation
  • Separately heated paraffin dispensing system
  • Automatic starting time
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Leica RM2145 Rotary Microtome

  • Semi-motorized rotary microtome
  • Section thickness settings from 0.5 to 60 µm.
  • Programmable specimen retraction.
  • Single-handed quick release specimen clamping system.
  • LED display of section thickness and section count.
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Leica RM2235 Rotary Microtome

  • Manual Rotary Microtome for manual routine paraffin sectioning as well as cutting harder materials
  • Section thickness settings from 1 to 60 µm.
  • The optional 8° X/Y precision orientation system
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Leica CM3050 01

Leica Cryostat CM 3050S

  • Can be operated both manually and motorized
  • Precise stepper motor feed (up to 0.5µm)
  • Dual cooling compressors (cryochamber down to -40°C and specimen temperature down to -50°C)
  • Microprocessor-controlled
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Leica VT 1000S Vibrating-blade Microtome

  • Semi-automatic Vibrating Blade Microtome
  • Adjustable specimen retraction feature
  • Sectioning Speed 0.025 – 2.5 mm/sec
  • Sectioning Range 1 – 40 mm
  • Sectioning Thickness Setting 1 – 999 µm (in 1-µm steps)
  • Maximum Specimen Size with Standard Knife Holder 33 x 40 mm
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Leica Autostainer XL

  • Automated, provides reproducible, consistent, staining routine slide staining in histology and cytology
  • Menu-driven, microprocessor controlled, and fully programmable
  • High specimen throughput
  • 15 programs, up to 25 program steps each
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Olympus IMT-2 Microscope

  • Inverted fluorescence & phase contrast tissue culture microscope
  • Widefield eyepieces: 10X
  • Objectives: 4X (0.13), 10X (0.3), 20X (0.45), 40X (0.6)


Epredia™ PrintMate™ AS 450 Cassette Printer

  • Prints each cassette in 10 seconds or less
  • Enhances operational efficiency and increases specimen accuracy
  • Two-dimensional barcode label can facilitate cassette archiving and slide scanning
  • Eliminate manual handwriting processes
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Epredia™ SlideMate™ AS Slide Printer

  • Efficient dual-hopper loading system
  • Built-in barcode scanner reads cassette information and imports the data to the slide label
  • Prints directly onto the slide, eliminating the need for hand writing or labels
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Leica HistoCore Arcadia Embedding Center

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Leica HistoCore BIOCUT Rotary Microtome

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