We recognize that labeling, clearing and imaging your tissues might be too time consuming or challenging for your lab and we are here to help. Through our 3Screen platform we offer standard whole mount imaging prices and rapid turn around time.

Standard Whole Mount Imaging - $500 per 1 mm tissue section

  • 3 X 3 X 1 MM (X,Y,Z) tissue size

  • One Visikol HISTO validated antibody + nuclear staining

  • 10 µm z-step, 10X magnification, 9 stitched fields of 828x828 µm each, approx. 1,800 images (1104x1104px, 14-bit) TIF or DIB images (2 color channels)

  • USB stick with data mailed to your address

  • 2 week turn-around time from receipt of tissues to shipment of USB

How It Works

Z Projection - Human Lung Tiling

Z Projection - Human Lung Tiling

Step 1 - Order

Request a quote today, using the button to the right.

One of our scientists will reach out to you to discuss specific details about your experiment. Questions include: what tissue? What are you trying to measure? What labels are requested? How would you like data quantified?

Z Projection - Precision Cut Human Lung Slice

Z Projection - Precision Cut Human Lung Slice

Step 2 - Ship Your Samples

Follow our tissue processing guidelines and send your tissue(s) to:

Visikol Inc.
c/o Laboratory Manager
295 US 22, Suite 10
Whitehouse Station, NJ, 08889

Z Projections - GFAP, NeuN, DAPI, Mouse Brain

Z Projections - GFAP, NeuN, DAPI, Mouse Brain

Step 3 - Get Your Data

Visikol ships you USB drive with your data as .TIF or .DIB files for analysis. 

Additional Services

For researchers that want new labels, larger tissues imaged or varying resolutions check out our additional services below. 

Item Price Unit
Standard tissue processing fee $300 Per 1 mm section
Standard imaging fee (10X, 10 µm z step) $200 Per 1 mm section
Premium imaging fee (10X, 5 µm z step) $400 Per 1 mm section
Basic imaging fee (10X, 20 µm z step) $100 Per 1 mm section
Validation of non-validated antibody
$750 Per antibody
Additional imaging channel (includes antibody/probe) $250 Per 1 mm section
Image analysis services
Request Price
Imaging of tissues more than 1 mm thick
Request Price
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Dr. Graeme Gardner  Director of Research   graeme.gardner@visikol.com

Dr. Graeme Gardner

Director of Research


Why only a 1 mm section?

3D tissue imaging is possible to very deep depths with the use of tissue clearing. However, there are many limitations and challenges with imaging tissues past 1 mm in depth: 

  • Image stacks of larger tissue sections require special software and processing capabilities due to the extreme file size.

  • Optimization and validation of immunolabeling on tissue sections >1 mm is very time consuming and costly.

  • Confocal imaging past 1 mm is severely affected by axial distortion and special considerations must be made to normalize histograms from thick image sets.

  • Imaging and labeling multiple adjacent 1 mm sections is much more efficient than imaging and labeling large contiguous blocks.

  • Software can be used to stitch 1 mm sections together to achieve any desired thickness virtually.

  • Upon request, we can image larger and thicker tissue sections, please reach out to us at info@visikol.com