Services in the Research Histology Core

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Services in the Research Histology Core

  • Tissue processing & embedding
  • Paraffin-embedded and frozen tissue sections for:
    • routine histology
    • special stain
    • immunohistology

Special Stains

For immunohistochemical staining, contact the Biorepository and Tissue Research Facility.

Stain Application How performed
Hematoxylin and Eosin Tissue pathology and inflammation Automated
Safranin  O Cartilage Automated
Oil Red O Adipose tissues Manual
Aldehyde Fuchsin Beta cells in pancreatic islets Manual
Giemsa Nucleated blood cells Automated
Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS) Basement membrane Automated
Gomori's Trichrome Fibrosis or sclerosis Manual
Masson's Trichrome Fibrosis or sclerosis Manual
Picrosirius Red Collagen Manual
Toluidine Blue Eosinophils Manual
image of Masson`s Trichome stained rat kidney image of PAS stained rat kidney
Masson's Trichrome stain-rat kidney PAS-rat kidney
image of aldehyde Fuschin stained pancreas image of H&E stained testes
Aldehyde Fuchsin stain-pancreas H&E Testes
image of Gomori Trichrome stained tissue
Gomori Trichrome