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Histology GroupOfficer-in-Charge: Dr. Arvind Ingle

The Histology facility provides the following services to the Centre: (a) slides of unstained/ haematoxylin and eosin (H&E) stained histology sections of animal tissues including bone/ tumour samples, (b) logistic support for frozen sectioning of human/ animal tissues, and (c) blocks of multiple tissues by pecking method using a microarray machine. During 2017, the facility received 3471 tissue samples in fixative and 1231 human tissue paraffin blocks and, after processing, supplied 6869 stained and 17681 unstained slides to 20 research labs. In addition, 3397 tissues were processed for cryo-sectioning, and 1318 H&E stained and 1318 unstained slides were supplied to 12 research labs.

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