Tissue preparation and histochemistry unit (TPHU) Meilahti

The Anatomy department in Biomedicum has long provided services in tissue processing. The service includes paraffinsectioning and services for histological stainings.

Please note that if you have used any of the services of the Tissue preparation and histochemistry unit for your publication, you are kindly expected to mention us in the Acknowledgements and inform us about your publication. Quote Helena Taskinen (Tissue preparation and histochemistry unit in the Department of Anatomy, University of Helsinki).

  • Paraffin sections Responsible person: Helena Taskinen
  • HE-staining Responsible person: Helena Taskinen



The hematoxylin-eosin staining is made in the automated system Tissue-Tek DRS that can process 40 slides in one go.

Helena Taskinen
tel. +358 2941 25270
Room B117b

Street address
Haartmaninkatu 8
(Biomedicum Helsinki)
00290 Helsinki

Mailing address
P.O. Box 63
00014 University of Helsinki