[Histonet] TMA blocks
hfedor <@t> jhmi.edu
Mon Feb 20 16:41:25 CST 2012
Hello Colleen, We use standard size molds (2.5cm X 3.5cm) that are a litte deeper (7mm) in our core to make the recipient blocks. 2.5cm X 3.5cm. and our TMA with the 1.0mm punch have 13 rows and 16 columns = 208 cores. You can contact me if you want more information.
Helen L. Fedor
Tissue Microarray Lab, Manager
Prostate Biorepository, Manager
Johns Hopkins University
600 N. Wolfe St, | Marburg Room 406
Baltimore, MD | 21287-7065
From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu [mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Colleen Forster
Sent: Monday, February 20, 2012 5:02 PM
Subject: [Histonet] TMA blocks
We have the first generation of the Beecher machine, manual version. We would like to do a super TMA that would hold 180+1.0mm punches. When you do a single TMA the tissue area is 1x1 and out largest mold is 3x3. Has anyone ever trimmed the TMA's down and embedded 2 or 3 of them into one big block?
Thanks in advance!!
Bionet Histology Laboratory
U of MN, AHC
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