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    HistIM facility "Histology, Immunostaining and Laser Microdissection"


    The HistIM facility of Cochin Institute is a laboratory specialized in histological studies and techniques. The HistIM Facility is open to the teams of the Cochin Institute and also to external research teams from public and private institutions.

    - First, our laboratory provides technical services and advices to researchers for their studies concerning anatomy-pathology of small animals and of human tissues. It takes on your samples in any step of the histological process, according to your request: preparation of embedded tissues in paraffin, sections of paraffin tissues or frozen tissues on microtome or cryostat, microvolume or cryostat, histological standard stains (HE, HES) or specific stains (Masson, Pearls, PAS, etc.), immunostaining with DAB or fluorescent revelation.

    - Second, we supply a training service for different techniques and equipment related to histological studies. Five equipments are available after training : a microtome, a cryostat, a laser microdissector, a microscope for fluorescence, a slide scanner.




     HistIM Service

    Bâtiment G. Roussy, Escalier A, 3ème étage
    27 rue du Faubourg Saint-Jacques, 75014 Paris

    +33 (0) 1 40 51 64 52 / 65 88