- Cylindrical stainless-steel fermenter with threaded apertures and domed bottom, serial no. 279, with “7-28-47” date on a label. This was used for penicillin research at The USDA Northern Regional Research Laboratory in Peoria, Ill., in the 1940s.
- Object Name
- Fermenter, Penicillin
- Other Terms
- Fermenter, Penicillin; Laboratory Equipment
- date made
- place made
- United States: Minnesota, St. Paul
- Physical Description
- metal, stainless steel (overall material)
- overall: 71 cm x 30 cm; 27 15/16 in x 11 13/16 in
- overall: 28 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 72.39 cm x 31.75 cm x 34.29 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Transfer from U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science & Education Administration, Northern Regional Research Center
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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