The Muscle Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Imaging Core (MIMIC) offers several services to researchers working with muscle, including sectioning of frozen muscle tissue, histological and immunohistochemical muscle characterization and imaging of common muscle features. MIMIC provides access to automated image analyses software MyoVision Basic for download, and provides high throughput image quantification services MyoVision Pro. MIMIC also provides access to human vastus lateralis tissue sections (see Human Muscle Resources). Additionally, we are glad to offer insight and expertise related to muscle characterization and established histological/immunohistochemical protocols.
For information about the services we offer, please visit our Rates page. To request a service, please submit a Service Request Form. We are proud to support basic, clinical and translation research aimed at understanding the mechanisms underlying the regulation of muscle structure and function and the impact on physical activity and chronic disease. If you have any questions or special requests, please contact us.
Equipment can be scheduled using our Sharepoint calendar (link provided following completion of training).