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Catalog Number 01.0005.001
Object Name Chamber, Specimen
Title Sample Holder
Description Metal bracket with metal basket attached to hold samples.
Date 1998-9
Accession number 01.0005.001
Caption Sample Holder
Catalog date 2001-05-07
Catalog type History
Provenance Designed by Captain Edward H. Rau for a prion research experiment in Dr. Carleton Gajdusek’s lab to hold samples of infected tissue. Experiment was to see how high a temperature prion could withstand. Temperature went up to 100 degree C (which is why metal is partly melted).
Notes Restrictions: used in prion research
Sheet 804, Neg. 23
Number of images 1.0
Updated 2017-02-16
Credit line Courtesy of Captain Edward H. Rau
Organizations NIH; OD, ORS, Division of Safety
NIH; NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) (1955-present)
NIH; NINDS, Laboratory of Central Nervous System Studies
Buildings Building 13
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # none
Serial # none
People Brown, Paul
Bacote, Alfred E.
Rau, Edward H.
Johnson, Bruce K.
Gajdusek, D. Carleton
Gibbs Jr. , Clarence J.