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'Betaplate' Liquid Scintillation Counter and Accessories, by Wallac, Turku, Finland, 1987

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Inventory Number: 13496
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2013-4/1
Brief Description: Together with 3 96-sample (6 x 16) plates, 2 floppy discs, laminated instruction sheet (formerly displayed beside the instrument), full instruction manual and commercial literature (ring-binder with brochures etc, 1987-97), and group of offprints of related articles (1985 onwards). Used in association with the Betaplate cell harvester (13497).

The technique (originally developed about 1960) measures low-energy beta-emitting radioisotopes, a basic requirement in modern biological and medical laboratories.
Primary Inscriptions: 'WALLAC' & '1205 BETAPLATE[registered symbol] | LIQUID SCINTILLATION COUNTER'.
Provenance: Presented by the National Blood Service (NHS BT), John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, in 2013, per Dr Colin G. Potter. The instrument was developed by Dr Potter and colleague Dr G. T. Warner at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine in 1985, this being the second prototype manufactured by Wallac and introduced commercially in 1987.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Aluminium
Steel
Plastic
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
335 770 620 mm

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