Cryosectioning 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
Cryogenic sectioning, Freeze sectioning, Frozen sectioning
Categories
→ Cryosectioning
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Mission Bay

Gladstone Histology and Light Microscopy Core

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

  • Embryo embedding and sectioning
  • Frozen sectioning
Mission Bay

Neurosurgery Tissue Core

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Mission Bay
Contact: General Inquiries (415) 353-2966 Manish.Aghi@ucsf.edu

  • Frozen sectioning