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

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

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
test tube rolling drum
date made
1940s
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.7 cm x 35.7 cm; 5 3/8 in x 14 1/16 in
ID Number
MG.221419.01
catalog number
221419.01
accession number
221419
Credit Line
Gift of The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Polio
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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