Innoculating Turntable

Innoculating Turntable

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Description (Brief)
This inoculating turntable consists of a circular platform that rotates on its base. A petri dish was placed on the turntable, which was spun by hand. This allowed a laboratory technician to streak bacteria onto the dish in even concentric circles.
It was used in the laboratories at Genentech, a biotechnology company.
Fischer Scientific. “Fischer Scientific Inoculating Turntables.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
stand, petri dish
innoculating turntable
streaking agar plate
Genentech, Inc.
Fisher Scientific Company
United States: California, South San Francisco
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 2 7/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 7.3025 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Genentech
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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