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Catalog Number 01.0006.015
Object Name Evaporator, Rotary
Title California Laboratory Equipment (Calab) Rotary Evaporator, Model C
Description 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
Accession number 01.0006.015
Caption California Laboratory Equipment (Calab) Rotary Evaporator, Model C
Catalog date 2003-01-26
Catalog type History
Provenance 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
Updated 2017-03-15
Condition Good
Organizations NIH; NHI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
NIH; NHLBI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
Buildings Building 3
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # 315273
Serial # C-5101
People Tsai, Lin