APPENDIX 3E Cryosectioning

  1. Simon Watkins

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471141755.pha03es07

Current Protocols in Pharmacology

Current Protocols in Pharmacology

How to Cite

Watkins, S. 2001. Cryosectioning. Current Protocols in Pharmacology. 7:3E:A.3E.1–A.3E.8.

Author Information

  1. University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: DEC 1999


This unit describes sample preparation and sectioning methods for frozen tissue. Sections of this type are used in a variety of light microscopic procedures including in situ hybridization immunohistochemistry, and enzyme histochemistry.