Summary

Warburg manometer apparatus. Invented in a simpler form pre World War I by Prof Otto Warburg in Germany. Used for studying enzyme reactions in which a gas is taken up or given off. Used at CSL to investigate production of penicillinase in resistant Staph aureus. Part of penicillin research. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd., Parkville, Victoria.

Physical Description

Electrical laboratory apparatus that has metal 3 legged stand and domed top. Mounted on the stand are plastic bowl and circular shelf with 14 triangular mounts for burettes

Significance

Example of equipment used for penicillin work at CSL

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