Instrumentation Equipment

The Comparative Pathology & Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource (CPMPSR) utilizes the following instruments and equipment.

Necropsy Lab (471 VMAB)

  • Euthanex SMARTBOX Unit
  • TBJ 36-84-S Down-Draft Necropsy Table (7 feet, height-adjustable) 
  • Necropsy Equipment 
  • Olympus SZ-6145TR Stereozoom Microscope with base illumination and attached Altra 20 digital camera 
  • Hewlett Packard Faxitron Series Cabinet X-Ray System
  • MOPEC LD500 Ventilated Tissue Storage Cabinet
  •  Photographic Equipment (Nikon D90 digital SLR with 60 2.8 micro lens, photo stand, lighting) 
Clinical Pathology Lab (467 VMAB)

  • Fisher Double Door Refrigerator 
  • Thermo Forma freezer (-70C) 
  • Beckman Allegra X-22 Refrigerated Centrifuge•
  • Eppendorf Refrigerated Centrifuge 
  • FORCYTE Autosampler 10 Hematology Analyzer (with OSI data management system) 
  • VetAce Chemistry Analyzer
  • Aerospray hematology slide stainer-centrifuge with Cytopro rotor 
  • Doubled-Headed Olympus BX41 
  • Light Microscope with attached Altra 20 digital camera

Histology Lab (302 Goss)

  • Pacific Southwest Prep Station Lab Down-Draft Tissue Trimming Station (4 feet) • 
  • Tissue Tek VIP Tissue Processor •
  • Fischer Histomatic 266 MP Tissue Processor •
  • Shandon HistoCentre 2 Embedding Station •
  • Tissue Tek Embedding Station •
  • 4 Leica RM2255 Automatic Microtomes •
  • Leica ST5020 Multistainer •
  • Dako Universal Training Center and Thermo Scientific 360-2D + PT module Immunohistochemistry Autostainers •
  • Leica IPS Modular Histology Slide Printer •
  • Leica CM1950 Cryostat •
  • LKB Bromma 2218 Historange Microtome fitted with a tungsten carbide blade • 
  • LKB Bromma Ultramicrotome NOVA •
  • Olympus BX-40 two-headed light microscope •
  • Beecher Instruments MTA1 manual tissue microarrayer

Digital Microscopy and Image Analysis Suite (310 Goss)
  • Aperio ScanScope XT
  • Aperio Image Analysis Toolbox for quantitative image analysis with nuclear, cytoplasmic, membrane, and microvessel algorithms that also supports pattern recognition and tissue microarrays.
  • Download Aperio’s free ImageScope Viewer 
6-Headed Microscope Lab (933 BRT)
  • 6-Headed Olympus BX51 Light Microscope with attached SC30 digital camera and cellSens software linked to a 42” Panasonic plasma television

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