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Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 36.2 cm x 26 cm x 38.1 cm; 14 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 15 in
Object Name:
propette
Description (Brief):
This object is a prototype liquid-handling machine developed at Cetus Corporation in Emeryville, California, in the early 1980s. It was designed to facilitate bioactivity assays by automatically performing dilution series. It has the ability to manipulate small volumes of liquid on a microtiter plate. The Pro/pette was later adapted to become part of the first PCR machine, “Mr. Cycle” (see object 1993.0166.01).
Location:
Currently not on view
ID Number:
1994.0031.01
Catalog number:
1994.0031.01
Accession number:
1994.0031
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Biotechnology and Genetics
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-fc57-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1165104