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PCR Robot

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
wood (overall material)
steel; metal; fabric; acrylic paint; adhesive tape; eletronics; styrofoam (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 47 cm x 64.8 cm x 112.4 cm; 18 1/2 in x 25 1/2 in x 44 1/4 in
Object Name:
PCR robot
Date made:
1987
Credit Line:
Gift of Kenneth W. Kinzler, Ph.D.
ID Number:
1997.0174.01
Accession number:
1997.0174
Catalog number:
1997.0174.01
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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_333846
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Centrifuge Rotor

Maker:
Sorvall, Ivan  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29.2 cm x 14.7 cm; 11 1/2 in x 5 13/16 in
Object Name:
centrifuge rotor
Credit Line:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Insititutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
ID Number:
2001.0023.09
Catalog number:
2001.0023.09
Accession number:
2001.0023
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1000939

Mr. Cycle, Thermal Cycler

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 55.3 cm x 33 cm x 55.8 cm; 21 3/4 in x 13 in x 21 15/16 in
Object Name:
thermal cycler
Date made:
1985-1986
Credit Line:
from Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., through Thomas J. White, Ph.D.
ID Number:
1993.0166.01
Accession number:
1993.0166
Catalog number:
1993.0166.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Drawing, Gene Therapy

Maker:
Cutshall, Cindy  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
pencil (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
brown (overall color)
purple (overall color)
red (overall color)
green (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm; 9 1/32 in x 12 in
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
drawing
drawing, gene therapy
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Canton
Date made:
1991-1992
Credit Line:
Gift of Cindy Cutshall
ID Number:
1992.0072.03
Catalog number:
1992.0072.03
Accession number:
1992.0072
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1095463

Biotech Bay Poster

Maker:
Synergistic Designs  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27.8 cm x 21.6 cm; 10 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in
Object Name:
poster
Depicted:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
1991
Subject:
Maps  Search this
Credit Line:
Synergistic Designs
ID Number:
1994.3092.01
Catalog number:
1994.3092.01
Nonaccession number:
1994.3092
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_333308
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Biotech Beach Poster

Maker:
Synergistic Designs  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27.8 cm x 21.6 cm; 10 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in
Object Name:
poster
Depicted:
United States: California, San Diego
Date made:
1993
Subject:
Maps  Search this
Credit Line:
Synergistic Designs
ID Number:
1994.3092.02
Catalog number:
1994.3092.02
Nonaccession number:
1994.3092
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Research Triangle Poster

Maker:
Synergistic Designs  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27.8 cm x 21.6 cm; 10 15/16 in x 8 1/2 in
Object Name:
poster
Depicted:
United States: North Carolina, Raleigh
United States: North Carolina, Durham
United States: North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Date made:
1992
Subject:
Maps  Search this
Credit Line:
Synergistic Designs
ID Number:
1994.3092.03
Catalog number:
1994.3092.03
Nonaccession number:
1994.3092
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_333310
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Myoglobin Protein Model

Physical Description:
polymethyl methacrylate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 53 cm x 58 cm x 52 cm; 20 7/8 in x 22 27/32 in x 20 15/32 in
Object Name:
molecular model
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Used:
United States: New York, Bronx
Date made:
1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Jonathan Wittenberg
ID Number:
2009.0111.01
Accession number:
2009.0111
Catalog number:
2009.0111.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1389707
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Recombinant DNA Notebook

Referenced:
Boyer, Herbert  Search this
User:
Cohen, Stanley N.  Search this
Maker:
Cohen, Stanley  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
gray (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in x 9 1/2 in; 1.5875 cm x 19.3675 cm x 24.13 cm
average spatial: 24 cm x 19 cm x 1.5 cm; 9 7/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 9/16 in
Object Name:
notebook, lab
Referenced:
United States: California, San Francisco
United States: California
Associated place:
United States: California, Stanford
Date made:
1972-1978
Used date:
1972-1974
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Stanley N. Cohen, MD and Stanford University Medical Center
ID Number:
1987.0757.01
Catalog number:
1987.0757.01
Accession number:
1987.0757
Patent number:
4,237,224
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1131084

Electron Microscope Grids and Case

User:
Cohen, Stanley N.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: .3 cm; x 1/8 in
Object Name:
grid, electron microscope
Associated place:
United States: California, Stanford, Stanford
Subject:
Microscopy  Search this
Credit Line:
Stanley N. Cohen, MD and Stanford University Medical Center
ID Number:
1987.0757.07.02
Catalog number:
1987.0757.07.02
Accession number:
1987.0757
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1131087

Vertical Chamber for Gel Electrophoresis

User:
Cohen, Stanley N.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
wire (overall material)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 17.5 cm; 8 9/32 in x 7 15/32 in x 6 7/8 in
Object Name:
vertical chamber
vertical chamber for gel electrophoresis
Associated place:
United States: California, Stanford, Stanford
Credit Line:
Stanley N. Cohen, MD and Stanford University Medical Center
ID Number:
1987.0757.14
Catalog number:
1987.0757.14
Accession number:
1987.0757
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1131088

Duostat power supply

User:
Cohen, Stanley N.  Search this
Maker:
Beckman Instruments  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 19 cm x 20.3 cm x 26 cm; 7 15/32 in x 8 in x 10 1/4 in
Object Name:
power supply
Associated place:
United States: California, Stanford, Stanford
Credit Line:
Stanley N. Cohen, MD and Stanford University Medical Center
ID Number:
1987.0757.27
Catalog number:
1987.0757.27
Accession number:
1987.0757
Serial number:
8933
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1131220

Zeiss Opton Refractometer

User:
Cohen, Stanley N.  Search this
Maker:
Zeiss  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 21.7 cm x 33 cm x 16.7 cm; 8 17/32 in x 13 in x 6 9/16 in
overall: 12 in x 14 in x 6 in; 30.48 cm x 35.56 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
refractometer
Place made:
Deutschland
Associated place:
United States: California, Stanford, Stanford
Date made:
1946-1953
Credit Line:
Stanley N. Cohen, MD and Stanford University Medical Center
ID Number:
1987.0757.28
Catalog number:
1987.0757.28
Accession number:
1987.0757
Serial number:
128646
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1131224

Light Box

User:
Cohen, Stanley N.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 7.7 cm x 18.5 cm x 25.7 cm; 3 1/32 in x 7 9/32 in x 10 1/8 in
Object Name:
light box
Associated place:
United States: California, Stanford, Stanford
Credit Line:
Stanley N. Cohen, MD and Stanford University Medical Center
ID Number:
1987.0757.39
Catalog number:
1987.0757.39
Accession number:
1987.0757
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1131237

Recombivax HB, Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant) Adult Formula, 3 mL

Maker:
Merck Sharp and Dohme  Search this
Physical Description:
Hepatitis B surface antigen on an alum adjuvant, 10 mcg per 1.0 mL (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 1 5/16 in x 1 3/16 in; 6.35 cm x 3.33375 cm x 3.01625 cm
bottle: 4.6 cm x 1.7 cm; 1 13/16 in x 21/32 in
Object Name:
biological
vaccine, hepatitis
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, West Point
Date made:
ca 1986
Product expiration date:
1988-06-19
Subject:
Vaccines  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0782.02
Accession number:
1987.0782
Catalog number:
1987.0782.02
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Antibody Initiative: Infectious Disease, Allergy, and Immunotherapy Collections
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1000964
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Electrophoresis Chamber

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/2 in x 9 in x 4 1/4 in; 46.99 cm x 22.86 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
electrophoresis chamber
Place made:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.02
Catalog number:
2012.0198.02
Accession number:
2012.0198
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1427240
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Electrophoresis Chamber

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overal material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/8 in x 9 1/4 in x 5 9/16 in; 7.9375 cm x 23.495 cm x 14.12875 cm
Object Name:
electrophoresis chamber
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.05
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1427250
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Sau 3AI

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
Solution in Tris-HCl, 20 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
NaCl, 50 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
EDTA, 0.1 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
Beta-mercaptoethanol, 5 mmol/l (overall active ingredients)
glycerol, 50% (v/v) (overall active ingredients)
metal (overall material)
Sau 3AI (overall active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.3025 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Sau 3AI
Place made:
Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Date made:
1985-09
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.28
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.28
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1427306
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Petri Dish Lid

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5/16 in x 3 5/8 in; .79375 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
petri dish lid
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.30
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.30
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1427309
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Pipetman, micropipettor

User:
Genentech, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Gilson, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 26.67 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
micropipettor
Used:
United States: California, South San Francisco
Date made:
January 1986-January 1991
Credit Line:
Gift of Genentech
ID Number:
2012.0198.34
Accession number:
2012.0198
Catalog number:
2012.0198.34
Serial number:
D20630A
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National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1427344
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