Ureameter set, c 1900.

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Ureameter set, c 1900.

Made by Parke, Davis & Co, Detroit. This apparatus was used to detect and measure the amount of urea in urine by a simple indirect chemical test. Urea (CO(NH2)2) is formed in the liver of mammals when nitrogen compounds are broken down.

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Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
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20 October 2003 12:30
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