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Histopathology Facility Equipment

<p><strong>Cryomicrotome (Leica Cryostate 1950)</strong> — Frozen sections for HE, IHC or IF</p>
<p><strong>Photomicroscope (Nikon microscope with NIS element software)</strong> — Digital photography for presentations and publications</p>
<p><strong>Digital slide scanner (Leica Aperio CS2 scanner)</strong> — For whole slide scanning, telepathology, image capture and image analysis</p>
<p><strong>Laser Capture Microdissection (Leica LMD 6500)</strong> — For capturing the pure populations of cells, such as normal, tumor or stroma cells from complex heterogeneous tissue samples.</p>
<p><strong>Roche Ventana Discover autostainer</strong> — Fully automated stainer provides investigators a consistent, reproducible and high-throughput service that can be adapted for multiple protocols and detections strategies.</p>
This facility supports Fox Chase Cancer Center's Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) from the National Cancer Institute.

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