|Object Name||Test, Reagents|
|Title||Arthur H. Thomas Company Test Reagent Set, 6608-M10|
01.0006.019.01 - Foam
01.0006.019.02 - Vial A 41.0 to 41.5o C
01.0006.019.03 - Vial B 80.5 to 81.0o C
01.0006.019.04 - Vial C 134.0 to 134.5o C
01.0006.019.05 - Vial D 147.5 to 148.0o C
01.0006.019.06 - Vial E 172.5 to 173.0o C
01.0006.019.07 - Vial F 216.0 to 216.5o C
01.0006.019.08 - Vial G 243.0 to 243.5o C
01.0006.019.09 - Vial H 327.0 to 328.0o C
01.0006.019.10 - plastic case
Date in marker on case reads "7-8-74." The case is plastic with a hinged top, with red and black Thomas sticker. Foam inside holds eight plastic vials with white tops labelled A-H. Vials are unopened.
|Collection||Lin Tsai Collection|
|Caption||Arthur H. Thomas Company Test Reagent Set, 6608-M10|
Used in Dr. Lin Tsai’s chemical laboratory in support of the Stadtmans. The reagents were used to calibrate microscope stages and themometers when determining the melting point of a solid. Dr. Tsai used a light to see when the crystal melted and thermometer to get temperature.
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 #||none|
|Old NIH Property #||none|