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Catalog Number 01.0006.001
Object Name Flask
Title Pyrex 12,000 ml Round-Bottom Flask
Description Very large round flask with short-necked opening. Cork ring is to balance it on.

01.0006.001.01 - Pyrex 12,000 ml round-bottom flask
01.0006.001.02 - cork ring
Date ca.1950
Collection Lin Tsai Collection
Accession number 01.0006.001
Caption Pyrex 12,000 ml Round-Bottom Flask
Catalog date 2001-05-24
Catalog type History
Provenance Used by Dr. Lin Tsai to conduct organic chemistry experiments.

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
Updated 2012-09-24
Condition Excellent
Credit line Courtesy of Dr. Lin Tsai
Organizations NIH; NHLBI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
Buildings Building 3
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # none
Serial # none
People Tsai, Lin
Stadtman, Earl R.