Lang-Levy pipette

Lang-Levy pipette

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Description
The Lang-Levy pipette, a basic tool in biochemistry, was designed in 1936 by Milton Levy (1903-1976), a biochemist working with Kaj Ulrik Linderstrøm-Lang, Director of the Carlberg Laboratory in Copenhagen, Denmark. The inscription on this example reads "Cat No. 6000 Pfeiffer Glass U.S.A. 400 microns 20 C." Pfeiffer Glass, Inc. was a Rochester, N.Y. firm that specialized in pipettes of borosilicate glass.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
pipette
Lang-Levy Pipette
maker
Pfeiffer Glass
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 cm x 1.3 cm; 7 15/32 in x 1/2 in
overall: 5 7/8 in x 7/16 in; 14.9225 cm x 1.11125 cm
ID Number
2004.0147.025
accession number
2004.0147
catalog number
2004.0147.025
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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