PROCUREMENT AND ISOLATION OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE SUBSTANCES DERIVED FROM NATURAL SOURCES
Final rept. 1 Dec 1961-28 Jan 1963
LOMA LINDA UNIV CA
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During the fourth period of this contract 2800 pounds of viscera were ground and extracted. Three hundred and fifty-five gallons of methanol exctract were obtained and this was precipitated with acetone and the resulting rnaterial was put through the process. One thousand seven hundred and seventy-five gallons of acetone were recovered through the solvent recovery still. Four batches of the purified toxin with a total weight of 2,270.6 milligrams were produced and sent to the Army Chemical Center.