Virtual Slide List

Resources

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This collection was originally compiled by Kent Christensen, Ph.D., J. Matthew Velkey, Ph.D., Lloyd M. Stoolman, M.D., Laura Hessler, and Diedra Mosley-Brower. Currently, it is curated by Michael Hortsch, Ph.D. If you have questions or comments regarding the University of Michigan virtual slide collection, please contact Dr. Hortsch at hortsch at umich.edu.

Virtual Slide List for Histology Course

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Digestive System 1: Oral Cavity and Salivary Glands
117N
Tongue, rabbit, H&E, 40X (circumvallate papilla)
122
Tooth and gingiva, Masson trichrome stain, 20X (crown, root, dentin, pulp cavity, cementum, periodontal membrane, alveolar bone, gingiva [=gum]).
122PAS
Tooth and gingiva, PAS stain, 20X (crown, root, dentin, pulp cavity, cementum, periodontal membrane, alveolar bone [=gum]).
123
Tooth, pig, H&E, 40X
180-1
Parotid gland, H&E, 40X (acini, centroacinar cells, fat cells, striated ducts, intercalated ducts, interlobular ducts).
180-2
Parotid gland, H&E, 40X (acini, centroacinar cells, fat cells, striated ducts, intercalated ducts, interlobular ducts).
183-1
Submandibular gland, H&E, 40X (serous acini, mucous acini, striated ducts, intercalated ducts).
183-2
Submandibular gland, mucicarmine stain [stains mucins red], 20X (serous acini, mucous acini, striated ducts, intercalated ducts).
184
Submandibular gland, H&E, 20X (serous acini, mucous acini, striated ducts, intercalated ducts).
184
Submandibular gland, H&E, 40X (serous acini, mucous acini, striated ducts, intercalated ducts).
185A
Sublingual gland, mucicarmine stain, 20X (mucous acini, serous acini, striated ducts, intercalated ducts, interlobular ducts).
185-1
Sublingual gland, H&E, 40X (mucous acini, serous acini, striated ducts, intercalated ducts, interlobular ducts).
185-2
Parotid gland, H&E, 40X
Digestive System 2: Pharynx, Esophagus, Stomach
126
Trachea & esophagus, cross section, H&E, 40X
152
Oral pharynx, H&E, 40X (stratified squamous non keratinized epithelium, lamina propria, elastic fibers, muscularis, mucous glands).
152AF
Oral pharynx, Masson trichrome stain, 40X (stratified squamous non keratinized epithelium, lamina propria, elastic fibers, muscularis, mucous glands).
153
Esophagus, H&E, 20X (stratified squamous non keratinized epithelium, lamina propria, muscularis mucosae, submucosa, submucosal mucous glands, muscularis externa [all smooth muscle], myenteric [or Auerbach's] plexus).
155
Esophagus and stomach, H&E, 40X (ESOPHAGUS [at right]: epithelium, lamina propria, muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis externa [all smooth muscle], myenteric [or Auerbach's] plexus; CARDIAC STOMACH [next to esophagus]: pits, pyloric glands, muscularis mucosae; FUNDIC STOMACH [at left]: pits, glands, mucous cells, parietal cells [acid], chief cells [pepsinogen], muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis).
156
Stomach, H&E, 20X ( pits, glands, mucous cells, parietal cells [acid], chief cells [pepsinogen], muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis).
156
Stomach, H&E, 40X ( pits, glands, mucous cells, parietal cells [acid], chief cells [pepsinogen], muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis).
157
Stomach, H&E, 20X ( pits, glands, mucous cells, parietal cells [acid], chief cells [pepsinogen], muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis).
157
Stomach, H&E, 40X ( pits, glands, mucous cells, parietal cells [acid], chief cells [pepsinogen], muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis).
160
Gastro-esophageal junction, PAS & Azure Blue stain, 40X
162
Pyloric stomach [at left], duodenum of small intestine [at right], H&E, 20X (pyloric pits and glands).
162
Pyloric stomach [at left], duodenum of small intestine [at right], H&E, 40X.
Digestive System 3: Small and Large Intestine
029
Small intestine, H&E, 40X
161
Pylorus, duodenum, pancreas, H&E, 40X
162
Small intestine, duodenum [right side of section], H&E, 40X (villi very poorly preserved, glands [crypts of Lieberkühn], muscularis mucosae, submucosal glands).
165
Ileum, PAS stain, 40X
168
Small intestine, jejunum or ileum, H&E, 40X (plicae, villi, epithelium, goblet cells, lamina propria, intestinal glands [crypts of Lieberkühn], Paneth cells, muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis externa, myenteric plexus), serosa).
169
Small intestine, jejunum or ileum, H&E, 20X (plicae, villi, epithelium, goblet cells, lamina propria, intestinal glands [crypts of Lieberkühn], Paneth cells, muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis externa, myenteric plexus), serosa).
169
Small intestine, jejunum or ileum, H&E, 40X (plicae, villi, epithelium, goblet cells, lamina propria, intestinal glands [crypts of Lieberkühn], Paneth cells, muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis externa, myenteric plexus), serosa).
170
Small intestine, ileum, H&E, 20X (contains nice Paneth cells).
170
Small intestine, ileum, H&E, 40X.
171
Small intestine, H&E, blood vessels injected with dye, 20X (observe small blood vessel distribution in villi and elsewhere).
175
Appendix, H&E, 40X (mucosa as in colon, prominent lymphoid nodules in submucosa).
176
Large intestine (colon), H&E, 40X (straight glands [crypts of Lieberkühn], no villi, simple columnar epithelium, goblet cells, lamina propria, muscularis mucosae, submucosa, muscularis externa, taenia coli).
177
Recto-anal junction, monkey, H&E, 40X
177-2
Rectoanal junction [anal canal at right], Masson trichrome, 20X (RECTUM: simple columnar epithelium in glands. ANAL CANAL: initially stratified columnar/cuboidal, then stratified squamous epithelium first non keratinized and then keratinized [thin skin, note hair follicles, sebaceous glands], no muscularis mucosae, veins, anal sphincter).
177-3
Recto anal junction [rectum at far right], H&E, 20X (RECTUM: simple columnar epithelium in glands. ANAL CANAL: initially stratified columnar/cuboidal, then stratified squamous epithelium first non keratinized and then keratinized [thin skin], no muscularis mucosae, veins, anal sphincter).
UCSF 246
Jejunum, human, H&E stain, 40X
UCSF 247
Jejunum, human, H&E and silver stain, 40X
Digestive System 4: Liver and Pancreas
1
Liver, H&E, 40X (central vein, portal triad [portal vein, bile duct, hepatic artery], hepatocyte, sinus, endothelium, Kupffer cell, space of Disse, liver lobule).
188
Pancreas, H&E, 20X (exocrine pancreas, lobule, acini, centroacinar cell, intercalated duct, endocrine pancreas [islets of Langerhans]).
188B
Pancreas, H&E, 40X
189
Pancreas, vascular injection, 40X (vascular pattern, high vascularity of islets).
190B
Pancreas, chrome alum hematoxylin and phloxine stain, differential staining of cells in islets of Langerhans, 40X (in an islet note that alpha cells [glucagon] have reddish cytoplasm, and beta cells [insulin] have pale blue green cytoplasm; delta cells [somatostatin] can't be distinguished).
194
Liver and gall bladder, H&E, 40X (LIVER: central vein, portal triad [portal vein, bile duct, hepatic artery], hepatocyte, sinus, endothelium, Kupffer cell, space of Disse, liver lobule. GALL BLADDER: epithelium, lamina propria, muscularis).
195
Liver and gall bladder, Masson trichrome, 40X (LIVER: distribution of collagen. GALL BLADDER: epithelium, lamina propria, muscularis ).
195M
Liver and gall bladder, Masson stain, 40X

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