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VIP 6 AI on the job


For tissue safety, we use bulk tanks during the tissue processing for prevent underfills


Great addition to our rapid tissue processor (Xpress x120) and automated embedder (AutoTEC a120)


The overnight protocol is so effective, fatty tissue no longer needs a separate program.

Lambert Burgers Head of Research at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center

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Tissue-Tek VIP® 6 AI fatty tissue processor

  • VIP 6 AI synergises perfectly with the Tissue-Tek Xpress x120 rapid tissue processor
  • With Sakura's recommended protocols fatty and non-fatty tissue can be processed in the same run
  • Safe tissue processing with the automatic bottle check that verifies proper connection of bottles
  • Solution manager secures the safety of your specimen at all times during instrument use
  • The heated retort lid eliminates retort condensation



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