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TissueFAXS SL tissue cytometer

As of January 2, 2023, the TissueFAXS SL 120 slide scanning system is offline for repairs. It is anticipated that these repairs will take several weeks. Please check back for updates before submitting samples for scanning. During this time, we have no color scanning capability and limited fluorescence scanning capabilities.

Please email SCOPE@umassmed.edu or schedule a meeting with us to discuss these options if this shutdown impacts your project. Thanks for your patience as we get this system repaired! 

Capacity: 120 slides 

Imaging modes: color camera (H&E, IHC, DAB) and 5 channel fluorescence 

Objectives: 2.5x (NA 0.085), 10x (NA 0.45), 20x (NA 0.5), 20x (NA 0.75)

Cameras: PixeLINK (color), Hamamatsu Orca Fusion BT 

Light source: Lumencor Aura III

The TissueFAXS SL features Kromnigon Spectra Split filters optimized for multi-plexed IF staining. Compatible dye sets are listed in the table below. Please contact the SCOPE if you have questions about dye selection. 

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TissueFAXS SL microscope