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Title
Six glass ampoules of penicillin
Five ampoules of early crystalline penicillin and one sample of
Work Type
Therapeutics
Date
1944
Location
England
United States
Material
cardboard
glass
leather
silk
velvet
Measurements
overall: 20 mm x 204 mm x 211 mm, .26 kg
Description
Five ampoules of early crystalline penicillin and one sample of undefined potency collected from Govt. agencies and industrial manufacturers in Britain and the USA by the Dept, of Biological Standards (DBS), National Institute for Medical Research Hampstead in 1944 in order to determine an International Standard.
Each of these six glass vials of penicillin was collected from government agencies and industrial manufacturers in United Kingdom and the United States by the Department of Biological Standards at the National Institute for Medical Research in 1944 in order to establish an International Standard. Standardisation of drugs such as penicillin is important to ensure the quantity and quality produced is consistent all over the world.
Accession Number
Subject
ampoule
ID Number
co143519
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero.
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SSID
26313403

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