Micropipette Accessory

Description (Brief)
This micropipette accessory was used to draw very small amounts of liquid into thin glass micropipettes. A micropipette would be inserted into the bottom of the object and liquid could be pulled in with very good control by turning the screw at the top.
It was used in the laboratories at Genentech, a biotechnology company.
Interview with Dan Yansura, Genentech scientist, 12/20/2012
Currently not on view
Object Name
micropipette accessory
Genentech, Inc.
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 4 1/4 in x 5/8 in; 10.795 cm x 1.5875 cm
United States: California, South San Francisco
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Genentech

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