Freeze sectioning at UCSF

Definition
A technique used in histological sample preparation where water-rich tissues are hardened by freezing and cut in the frozen state with a freezing microtome or microtome-cryostat.
Synonyms
Cryosectioning, Cryogenic sectioning, Cryostat sectioning, Cryotome sectioning, Cryoultramicrotomy, Frozen sectioning
Categories
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Mission Bay

Gladstone Histology and Light Microscopy Core

Gladstone Institutes, Mission Bay
Contact: General Inquiries 415-734-2566 histology@gladstone.ucsf.edu

  • Embryo embedding and sectioning
  • Frozen sectioning
Mission Bay

Neurosurgery Tissue Core

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Mission Bay
Contact: General Inquiries 415-502-7796 cowdreyc@neurosurg.ucsf.edu

  • Frozen sectioning
Parnassus

Cancer Center Mouse Pathology Core

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Parnassus
Contact: Jennifer Bolen 415-514-3500 mpc@cc.ucsf.edu

  • Cyrostat