Scanning environmental electron microscope (technical assistance required): $100/hour $150/hour if EDAX (energy dispersive x-ray analysis) also required on sample.
Transmission electron microscope: $ 50/sample preparation: Processing, embedding, thin sectioning, staining for Imaging. $100/hour of microscope usage. Electronic images collected for user.
Poly methyl methacrylate processing, embedding of calcified tissues for light microscopy. $ 50/sample $ 50/sample for sectioning and providing 4-5 slides per sample. Also provide 1-2 micron thick sections for FTIR analysis. FTIR windows provided by user.
VIP tissue processor for processing and embedding non-calcified samples in paraffin. $100/VIP run; will process 45-50 samples per run.
Paraffin block sectioning and staining: $25/sample. 10-12 slides per block, with H&E, Alcian Blue or Safranin O stains routinely provided at no extra charge.
Immunohistochemistry on paraffin embedded, formalin fixed tissues. Primary antibody provided by user. Blocking protein, secondary antibody and antigen retrieval (if needed) included in price: $10/slide.