Extraction of Marine Collection

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Title: Extraction of Marine Collection
Description: A technician sorting and grinding the extraction of a marine collection kept by the National Cancer Institute's Natural Products Branch at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. A portion of the unprocessed organism is saved, cataloged, and stored in a low temperature freezer. The samples can be called up and re-examined later. NCI has the largest program to collect materials worldwide from marine, plant, and microbial sources so they may be studied for possible medical uses.
Topics/Categories: People -- Researcher
Science and Technology -- Laboratory Techniques/Equipment
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Daniel Sone (Photographer)
Date Created: February 23, 2011
Date Added: June 3, 2014
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.