Dr. John F. Enders Test Tube Rolling Drum for Poliovirus Production

Description (Brief):

Round solid wood cylinder with four concentric rings of drilled holes to hold test tubes. Used by Dr. Enders to roll test tubes containing tissue cultures of the polio viruses.

Date Made: 1940s

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, The Antibody Initiative, Antibody Initiative: Polio


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Credit Line: Gift of The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.221419.01Catalog Number: 221419.01Accession Number: 221419

Object Name: test tube rolling drum

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13.7 cm x 35.7 cm; 5 13/32 in x 14 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-02f6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1318628

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