Processing & Embedding
Processing: Tissue Tek VIP5 Vacuum Infiltration Processor
The GCRC Histology Core Facility uses an automatic, self-contained tissue processor, which holds up to 300 cassettes. The VIP software is programmable for up to 20 different programs for use in the fixation, dehydration, clearing and paraffin of a variety of specimens. We can customize programs to the specific needs of our clients.
Embedding: Leica EG 1150H
The Leica EG1150 modular tissue embedding center incorporates two separate components, the independent modules offer the flexibility to arrange embedding workflow for maximum efficiency.
Tissue is oriented in a metal mold filled with hot paraffin.