|Object Name||Evaporator, Rotary|
|Title||California Laboratory Equipment (Calab) Rotary Evaporator, Model C|
01.0006.015.01 - Evaporator
01.0006.015.02 - tube assembly
Black metal body with maker’s metal plate in yellow and black. Glass tube--large--bends over right side and connects over top to white plastic connector pieces. Cord comes from front with metal cover about 6" to keep straight. Switch on back.
|Collection||Lin Tsai Collection|
|Caption||California Laboratory Equipment (Calab) Rotary Evaporator, Model C|
Used by Dr. Lin Tsai in his chemistry laboratory in support of the Stadtman’s.
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.
|Other Name||Sublimation Apparatus (?)|
|Number of images||1|
NIH; NHI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
NIH; NHLBI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
|NIH Property #||none|
|Old NIH Property #||315273|