|Title||Buchi Rotavapor RE-121|
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|
|Collection||Lin Tsai Collection|
|Caption||Buchi Rotavapor RE-121|
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|
NIH; NHI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
NIH; NHLBI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
|NIH Property #||756684|
|Old NIH Property #||301227|