Preparative Histo-Core, a Core Facility located at BioClinicum, J8:20, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna.
We can dehydrate any type of tissue in regular or mega cassettes. The dehydration program can be adjusted to match different tissues type and size.
Equipment Milestone Logos (2019)
After the dehydration we have two embedding stations for self-service.
Equipment Kunz WD-4 (2018)
We can scan any slide in the new Slide-scanner
Software is free
Olympus VS200 (2021)
Dehydration: 14 SEK per paraffin block
Embedding: Free self-service. 400 SEK/hour if the Histo-core staff takes care of it.
If you do not have your own cassettes and pad’s you can buy them from us.
Price Slide-scanning (2021): Brightfield 40kr/slide, Fluorescence 60kr/slide
Microtome 50 SEK/hour - Equipment Microm HM360
Pressure- boiler 20 SEK/run, Equipment BIOCARE Decloaking Chamber Nx Gen
Users of our Dehydration service have priority and can use the microtome for free.
Training is required for all first-time users at the cost of 400 SEK/hour and is limited to instructions on how to operate the equipment and software. Training does not include supervision in assay setup, assay preparation or staining. The fee includes the costs related to the first run. To schedule training contact us directly!
Booking and further information
Contact Mariette Lengquist firstname.lastname@example.org for booking, further information and introductions.