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Drilling Apparatus Associated with Florey Chamber Experiments, c.1950

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Inventory Number: 42307
Object Type: Object
Accession Number: 1973-26/15
Brief Description: Drilling apparatus made for chamber no. 5r which had a sloping coverslip. The tissue thickness varied from 0 to 50?m. As the thinnest part of the tissue showed vessels and cells exceptionally clearly it was decided to try to inoculate this area with tubercle bacilli and observe the cellular reaction under the best conditions for microscopy hitherto obtained. No access hole being available one was made with this specially constructed apparatus to inoculate the very thin area. The result fully justified the time spent in making and using it.
Provenance: Associated with Lord Florey (1898-1968).
Collection Group: Florey Collection
Material(s): Wood
Copper Alloy
Glass
Metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
117 475 60 mm

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