Producing a TMA block and slide. A slide from a source block is marked to indicate the area of interest. The marked slide is used to locate the place to punch out a core. The core is extracted from the source block and then inserted into a wax TMA block with cores from other source blocks. TMA slides are then cut from the TMA block.
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