The histology platform of the ORION technology center offers a whole range of equipment open to Collège de France staff and to university and external staff. It also provides training, advice and expertise in histology.
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- Cutting Machine
- Paraffin Machine
- Laser microdissection
Cryostat NX70 (Room 316)
Cryostat for freezing sample. Cut of 5-100 µm.
Frozen microtome (Room 306b)
Freezing microtome for fixed sample. Cut of 10 -100 µm
Vibration microtome (Room 306a)
Vibration microtome for fixed or lived sample. Cut of 10-1500µm.
Paraffin Microtome (Room 306a)
Microtome for embedded samples (parrafin; resin). Cut of 2 - 500 µm
Dehydration machine - Citadelle (Room 305)
Tissue Dehydration Automaton is designed to prepare biological samples, chemical fixation to paraffin infiltration.
Paraffin embedding station - Histocentre 3 (Room 306 a)
The Thermo Scientific Histocentre 3 Center allow tissus embedding in paraffin