Histopathology | How to Place Your Order

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Sample Preparation

When tissues are removed from the body, the process of autolysis occurs rapidly. Thus it is important to FIX to process and wax embed the tissues, OR FREEZE, as soon as possible, after removal from the body, in order to PRESERVE tissue morphology for histopathologic examination.

Protocols for Sample Preparation

  • Adipose Tissue
  • Mouse Embryos
  • Organs (Brain, Heart, Spleen, Pancreas, Kidneys, Intestinal Tract)
  • Perfusion of Mice
  • Skin & Small Biopsies
  • Tissue Culture