|Object Name||Tube, Test|
|Title||Kontes Glass Co. Crimped Test Tube, 45/50|
|Description||Glass. Large test tube with ground top for stopper. Red Kontes logo and marks. About one-third of the way down the tube there is a triangular piece taken out of it, leaving a narrow opening to the bottom of the tube.|
|Collection||Lin Tsai Collection|
|Caption||Kontes Glass Co. Crimped Test Tube, 45/50|
Used in Dr. Lin Tsai’s 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.
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NIH; NHI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
NIH; NHLBI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
|NIH Property #||none|
|Old NIH Property #||none|