Seven glass micropipettes used by Dr Gerard Wyatt

Made:
c.1950

Seven glass micropipettes used by Dr Gerard Wyatt at the Molteno Institute in Cambridge in 1950. They were used in applying samples of DNA hydrolysates to filter paper for chromatographic analysis. Calibrated from 4.4 to 11.9 microlitres. One is a simple constriction pipette, whilst the others are of the type where the fluid fills by capillarity to an internal micro-orifice. With rubber tube for emptying.

Details

Category:
Biochemistry
Object Number:
2006-25
Materials:
glass, rubber
credit:
Wyatt, Gerard
status:
Permanent collection

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