RE: [Histonet] tissue slicer

From:"Steven E. Slap"

Hi HistoNetters

Another option would be the McIlwain tissue 
chopper (yes, I'm showing my age), still 
available at  It is 
limited in tissue thicknesses to thicker slices 
than a Vibratome, but is still much better than 
my lovely Lisatome can do.


At 12:09 PM -0500 4/19/04, Philip Oshel wrote:
>Bad vibes, man.
>But, Geoff, your device would work, but as you 
>note, not for less than 1000 micron slices, 
>definitely not 30 - 300 micron, and there'd be 
>more tissue damage from compression. A vibratome 
>is pretty much the only choice, there is no "all 
>slices at once" instrument that I've seen.
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