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Catalog Number 01.0006.021
Title Buchi Rotavapor RE-121
Description 01.0006.021.01 - Rotavapor body
01.0006.021.02 - brace
01.0006.021.03 - base

White two-pronged base. A rod with a white brace with black knob extends from the base and holds a stainless steel canister-body. Canister has electric cord around bottom and control knob. Vent holes around bottom. Black knobbed handle opens and closes top Adjustable metal piece comes up and has metal prongs to hold something (?). Paper glued on gives comparison between Variac and TOC.
Object Name Evaporator, Rotary
Date 1950s
Collection Lin Tsai Collection
Accession number 01.0006.021
Caption Buchi Rotavapor RE-121
Catalog date 2003-01-28
Catalog type History
Provenance A rotary evaporator.

Dr. Lin Tsai (1922-2003) was born in Hong Kong, coming to the United States for his Master’s and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry. He became a naturalized citizen in 1962. He came to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in 1959, where he worked in the Laboratory of Biochemistry with Earl and Thressa Stadtman. His research focus was the stereochemical course of enzymatic reactions and the structures and syntheses of organic compounds. His most important work centered on nicotinic acid metabolism and riboflavin degradation.
Number of images 1
Updated 2017-03-15
Condition Very Good
Organizations NIH; NHI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
NIH; NHLBI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
Buildings Building 3
NIH Property # 756684
Old NIH Property # 301227
Serial # none
People Tsai, Lin