420A Amino Acid Analyser, England, 1989

Made:
1989 in Warrington
maker:
Applied Biosystems Limited
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420A Amino Acid Analyser. Ful view, black background.
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420A Amino Acid Analyser, detail view.
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Advertising for the 420A Amino Acid Analyser, made by Applied Biosystems Ltd., states that this completely automated machine removes human error from handling and guarantees consistency and fair testing. Amino acids are the building blocks for proteins in the body. All proteins are formed from combinations of twenty amino acids. The machine would have been used in laboratories by scientists investigating the structure of proteins.

Details

Category:
Biochemistry
Object Number:
1996-313
type:
amino acid analyser and amino acid analyser and
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument
credit:
Applied Biosystems Limited