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Pabst Laboratories, Division of Pabst Brewing Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
1956 Ultraviolet Absorption Spectra of 5'-Ribonucleotides
1965 Ultraviolet Absorption Spectra of Pyridine Nucleotide Coenzymes and Coenzyme Analogs,” 3rd Edition

Pacific Photometric Instruments, Berkeley, CA: 
1968 Instruction Manual Laboratory Photometer Model 11
1960s Instruction Manual Coolable PMT Housing Models 77 and 78

Packard Instrument Co., Inc., La Grange, IL:
1960s Operation Manual Model 314EX Tri-Carb Liquid Scintillation Spectrometer System
1960s Schematics for “E-2” Series Tri-Carb Spectrometer
1970  Model 7201 A, B, and C Radio-Chromatogram Scanner System
1971  Tandem Gamma Detection Systems
1972  Models 2311, 2211, 2111, & 2101 Ambient Liquid Scintillation Spectrometer Systems

PAGEgel, Inc., San Diego, CA:  2006, PAGEgel Dual Run & Blot Vertical Mini-Gel System

Pako Corp., Minneapolis, MN: 1969, Pakomax Dryer

Pall Gelman Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI: 1998, Application Guide: Nanosep ® Centrifugal Devices

Panasonic: undated, Video Monitor WV-5410 Operating Instructions

Parr Instrument Co., Moline, Illinois:
1949 Manual No. 119: Operating Instructions for the Parr Series 3910 Catalytic Hydrogenation Apparatus, Low Pressure, Shaker Type
1974 Instructions for Parr General Purpose Bombs and Pressure Valves
1977 Safety Bulletin S2: Potential Hazards Associated With....Safety Rupture Discs
1978 Bulletin A472E: Thermocouples for Parr Reactors

Partlow Corp., New Hartford, NY:  1960, Instruction Sheet Models MS & MSR Indicating Temperature Controls

Pasadena Hydraulics, Inc., El Monte: 
1960s Motorized Hydraulic System M&N
1961  Service Parts Info:  Remote Control Pressure Relief Valvues C-175
1962  Miller Air and Hydraulic Cylinders
1965  Fenwal Thermoswitch Units

PCB Piezotronics, Inc., Buffalo, NY:
1970s General Guide to ICP Instrumentation
1970s Operating Instructions: Transducer Instrumentation, Model 105A43, Pressure Transducer
1970s Operating Instructions: Transducer Instrumentation, Model 482A, Line Supply

Pentek, Inc., Norwood, NJ:
1991 Operating Manual Model 4341 32-bit Digital I/O Expansion Module
1991 Operating Manual Model 4348 32-Channel A/D Converter
1992 Operating Manual Model 4353 32-Channel D/A Converter

Perkin-Elmer Corp., Glenbrook and Norwalk, Connecticut:
1949 Instruction Manual: Infrared Spectrometer, Model 12 C
1950 Instruction Manual Appendix: Infrared Spectrometer, Model 12 C
1952 Drawing: Electrical Diagram D.P. Monochromator
1952 Bulletin 101: Model 99 Double Pass Monochromator
1952 Bulletin 103: Optical and Electronic Building Blocks
1952 The Model 112 Infrared Spectrometer
1952 Instruction Manual: Perkin-Elmer Infrared Equipment Volume 1, Introduction to Infrared Spectrometry
1952 Instruction Manual: Perkin-Elmer Infrared Equipment Volume 2, Infrared Sampling and Techniques
1953 Instruction Manual: Perkin-Elmer Infrared Equipment Volume 3A, Models 112 and 12-C Single Beam, Double Pass, Recording, Infrared Spectrometer
1957 Model 137 Infracord Spectrophotometer (see 91.0002.011.00)
1960 “Measurement of Photometric Accuracy in UV-VIS Spectrophotometry,” Walter Slavin and Thomas J. Porro, (reprint of a paper delivered at the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, February 29-March 4)
1971 Instructions: Model 403 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer and Technique and Applications of Atomic Absorption
1971 Revisions to Instructions: Model 403 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
1972 Instructions: HGA-2000 Graphite Furnace
1971-73 NMR Quarterly, (Beaconsfield, England), Nos. 1-6
1973-76 Nos. 8-16
1975 Care and Cleaning of Coleman Spectrophotometer Cells
1990 Amplifications: A Forum for PCR Users, Issue 5
1991 LC View
1994 GeneAmp In Situ PCR System 1000

PE Corp. (Perkin-Elmer), Foster City, CA:
2000 GeneAmp ® PCR System 9700: 96-Well Sample Block Module
2000 GeneAmp ® 9700 Firmware Update (disk)

PerSeptive Biosystems, UK:
1993  Packing and Testing Conditions for Self Pack POROS 20 HY Media
1994  An Introduction to Perfusion Chromatography
1994   POROS AL, EP, OH, NH, and HY Perfusion Chromatography Columns
1994   POROS 20 AL, EP, OH, NH, and HY Perfusion Chromatography Bulk Media
1995   POROS 50 EP and OH Perfusion Chromatography Bulk Media
1995   POROS 50 HQ, DEAE, and PI Perfusion Chromatography Bulk Media
Undated  Overview: Protein Purification and Characterization: Essential Techniques
Application Note:      
1994  Contaminant IgA Monitoring
1994  Optimization of Monoclonal Antibody Purification from Ascites: Rapid Method Development

Pharmacia Biotech, Cambridge, England: 1993, GeneQuant RNA/DNA Calculator User Manual

Pharmacia Fine Chemicals, Inc., Piscataway, NJ:
1966  Sephadex—Gel Filtration in Theory and Practice
1972  Blue Dextran 2000
1974  Concanavalin A
1974  Poly(U)-Sepharose 4B for affinity chromatography of mRNA
1974  Leucoagglutinin for lymphocyte studies and chromosome analysis
1974  Sephadex ion exchangers: A Guide to Ion Exchange Chromatography
1976  CNBr-activated Sepharose 6MB
1978 Sephadex LH-20 Chromatography in organic solvent
1979 Affinity Chromatography Principles & Methods
1979 Ficoll-Paque for in vitro isolation of lymphocytes
1980 Agarose IEF:  a supporting matrix for isoelectric focusing
1980 Cell Affinity Chromatography Principles & Methods
1980 Gel Filtration Theory and Practice
1980s FPLC Ion Exchange and Chromatofocusing Principles & Methods
1980 Percoll Density Marker Beads: Methodology and Applications
1980 Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis Laboratory Techniques
1981  Microcarrier Cell Culture Principles & Methods
1982 Chelating Sepharose 6B for metal chelate affinity chromatography
1983 Percoll ® Reference List
1984 Instructions: Peristaltic Pump P-3
1984  Instructions for Columns C 10, C 16, C 26
1985 FPLC Application File: Purification of biologically active peptides
1985 FPLC Application File: Two-dimensional mapping of peptides
1985 FPLC Application File: Monoclonal Antibodies
1986 FPLC Data File: HR Prepacked Columns ProRPC, PepRPC
Undated Preparation of Sephadex G-100, G-150, and G-200 Beds ” Technical Data Sheet No. 6
Undated Rapid Swelling Procedure for Sephadex Gels,” Technical Data Sheet No. 11
Undated Technical Data Sheet No. 11:  Rapid Sweeling Procedure for Sephadex Gels
Undated Technical Data Sheet No. 15: Sephadex Laboratory Columns Flow Adaptors
Separation News:
1980s Vol. 12 (1) Chromatofocusing—A Fifth Dimension?       
1986    Vol. 13 (2) The “Best” Ion Exchanger
1986    Vol. 13 (3) The HIC Alternative
1986    Vol. 13 (5) Specific Monoclonal Antibody Purification Techniques

Pharmacia Fine Chemicals, Piscataway, NJ:
1977    Gradient Mixer GM-1 Instructions
1978    Peristaltic Pump P-3
1978    Column K 26 Instructions
1978    Adaptor A 26 Instructions
1979    Column K 50 Instructions
1979    Technical Information: Peristaltic Pump P-3
1979    Preparation of Gradient Gels Using the Peristaltic Pump P-3 and Gradient Mixer GM-1
1980s   Calibration Kits for pI Determinations using Isoelectric Focusing
1980s   Polybuffer and Polybuffer Exchangers for Chromatofocusing
1980s   Chromatofocusing Kit
1980    Agarose IEF
1980    Adaptor A 26 Instructions
1980    Column Packing Reservoirs RC 10, RC 16, RC 26 Instructions
1982    Chelating Sepharose 6B
1983    Adaptors AC 16, AC 26 Instructions
1984    FPLC Data File: HR Prepacked Columns Superose 6, Superose 12
1984    Mono Q HR 16/10 Instructions
Undated   Packing Procedure for Sephacryl S-200 & S-300 Superfine
Undated   Gel Filtration Calibration Kit Instruction Manual
Undated   Pharmalyte: Carrier Ampholytes for Isoelectric Focusing
Undated   3-Way Valve LV-3, 4-Way Valve LV-4 Instructions
Undated   Superose 6, Superose 12, HR 10/30 Instructions
Technical Notes        
Undated   Chromatofocusing Practical Tips
Undated   Chromatofocusing Equipment Selection Guide
Undated   Packing Procedure Sephacryl
Separation News       
1979    Numbers 1-10
1979    Index for 1979
1980    Numbers 1-5
1980    Index for 1980
1981    Numbers 1-4
1982    Number 1
1983    Vol. 11, No. 2

Pharmacia, Uppsala, Sweden: 1987, Electrophoresis Power Supply EPS 500/400 Instruction Manual

Pharmacia LKB Biotechnology, Sweden:
1978 Peristaltic Pump P-1 Instruction Manual
1968 Sephadex Columns K 15/30 and K15/90
1986 PhastSystem ™ Separation Technique File No. 130: Native and SDS-PAGE, etc.
1987 Instruction Manual: LKB 2211-010 SuperRac
1990 MultiTemp II Thermostatic Circulator [with parts]
1990  Peristaltic Pump P-3
1990s Technical Note: SMART System: Micropurification by RPC
1991   Affinity Chromatography Principles & Methods
1991   Ion Exchange Chromatography Principles & Methods
1991  Gel Filtration Principles & Methods
1991 MultiTemp II Thermostatic Circulator
1991 UltroSpec II Lamp Replacement
Undated  Instruction manual: HPLC Pump 2248 and HPLC Pump 2248, 50
Separation News       
1988  Vol. 15, No. 1

PharMingen, San Diego, CA: 1998 Instruction Manual Apoptosis

Phase-R Corp., New Durham, NH:
1978 DL-Series Dye Laser Manual

Phenomenex, Torrance, California:
1994 A Users Guide to HPLC Trouble-Shooting,” Technical Notes 1: Edition 3
1998 HPLC Trouble-Shooting,” Technical Notes 1: Edition 1

Philbrick Researches (see George A. Philbrick Researches)

Philips Scientific and Analytical Equipment, Eindhoven, Netherlands: [see also Haskris Co.]
1971 EM201 Electron Microscope Handbook
1971 EM201 Electron Microscope Pre-installation Information and Installation Instructions
1971 EM201 Electron Microscope Pumping System
1974 EM201 Electron Microscope Operating Instructions, 3rd Edition

Phillips Petroleum Co., Atomic Energy Division, Idaho Falls, ID: 1957, “Scintillation Spectrometry Gamma-Ray Spectrum Catalogue,” by R.L. Heath

Phillips Scientific, Ramsey, NJ:
1980s NIM Model 704 Quad 300 MHz Discriminator
1980s NIM Model 777 Octal Variable Gain Amplifier
1980s CAMAC Model 7194 Quad Gate/Delay Generator
1984 NIM Model 770, 771 Quad DC-300 MHz Amplifier
1993 NIM Model 779 32-Channel Photomultiplier Preamplifier
1993 CAMAC Model 7126 16-Channel Logic Level Translator
1995 CAMAC Model 7132/7132H 32-Channel/225 MHz Scaler
1996 NIM Model 740 Quad Linear/Logic Fan-In/Out
1996 Isolation Pulse Transformer Model 425
1996 NIM Model 804 Quad Rotary Attenuator
1990s NIM Model 730 Tri-Mode Discriminator
1990s NIM Pocket Pulser Model 417
Undated Model 433 NIM to CAMAC Adapter
Undated NIM Model 792 Dual Nanosecond Delay Module
Undated Model 6955 Timing/Charge Pick-Off Preamplifier

Phonetics, Inc., Media, PA:  1985, Sensaphone Security Monitoring System

Photochemical Research Associates Inc. (PRA), London, Ontario, Canada: 1980s, LN100 Nitrogen Laser Operating Manual

Photon Technology International Inc., S. Brunswick, NJ:
1991, 610, 612 & 614 PMT  Housing Systems Operation Manual

Pickett Inc., Chicago, IL: 
1953  How to Use Log Log Slide Rules
Undated How to Use the Model 803 Log Log Dual Base Speed Rule

Pierce, Rockford, IL:
1984  BCA Protein Assay Reagent
1986  BCA and BCA Protein Assay Reagent
1988  NHS-LC-Biotin
1989  ImmunoPure Immobilized Streptavidin Instructions
1989  2-Mercaptoethylamine HCl
1989  Acylamino Acid-Releasing Enzyme
1990  NHS-Biotin Instructions
1993  SATA Instructions 0126
1993  Imject Maleimide Activated Carrier Proteins Instructions 0135
1993  ImmunoPure Maleimide Activated Horseradish Peroxidase Kit Instructions 0234
1993  Sulfo-NHS-Biotin Instructions 0236
1993  FreeZyme Conjugate Purification Kit Instruction 0468
1993  SuperBlock Blocking Buffer-Blotting in TBS Instructions 0558
1993  1-Step NBT/BCIP Instructions 0560
1993  Fast Blot-Developer System Instructions 0579
1994  HRP Substrates for Blotting Instructions 0372
1994  ImmunoPure Plus Activated Peroxidase and Kit Instructions 0506
1994  UltraLink Immoblized Hydrazide Instructions 0514
1994  MPBH Instructions 0523
1994  ImmunoPure Metal Enhanced DAB Substrate Kit Instructions 0564
1994  ImmunPure Maleimide Activated Alkaline Phosphatase Kit Instructions 0570
1995  SMCC Sulfo-SMCC Instructions 0581
1996  Three Strategies for Conjugation
1996  EZ-Link Plus Activated Peroxidase and Kit Instructions
1997  EZ-Link PEO-Maleimide Activated Biotin Instructions
1997 Instructions: EZ-Link ™ Biotin Hydrazide and EZ-Link ™ Biotin-LC-Hydrazide
1997  Micro BCA Protein Assay Reagent Kit Instructions
1997  Reacti-Bind Metal Chelate Plates Instructions
1998  ImmunoPure Immobilized Streptavidin Instructions
1999  Imject Maleimide Activated mcKLH Kit Instructions
1999  DSS BS3 Instructions
2000  EZ-Link Biotin-HPDP Instructions
2001  INDIA HisProbe-HRP Instructions
2001  SulfoLink Kit, SulfoLink Kit Trial Kit Instructions
2002  SuperSignal West HisProbe Kit Instructions
2003  GelCode Blue Stain Reagent Instructions
Undated  Specific and Sensitive Staining of Phosphorproteins on SDS-PAGE Gels by A. Krishna Mallia, Surbhi Desai, and Robert A. Vigna
Undated   IODO-Beads Instruction Sheet
Undated    ImmunoPure Lane Marker Sample Buffers
Technical Handbook    
1997 Protein Assay
1999  Protein Assay
Western Blotting Substrates Handbook:           
1998 SuperSignal
2000 Handbook and Troubleshooting
Solutions Seminar 5: Antibody-Enzyme Conjugates
Seminar 6: Preparation of Immobilized Affinity Ligands
Seminar 8: A Survey of Biotinylation Reagents
Seminar 9: Strategies for the Use of Biotinylation Reagents
Seminar 12: Cross-linking of Proteins
Seminar 13: Immunofiltration of Reagents for Accelerated Assay Kinetics

Piramoon Technologies, Santa Clara, CA: [see FiberLite Centrifuge, Inc.]

P-L Biochemicals, Inc., Milwaukee, WI:
1976 Circular OR-10: Ultraviolet Absorption Spectra of 5'-Ribonucleotides,” eighth printing
1978 Circular OR-18: Ultraviolet Absorption Spectra of Pyridine Nucleotide Coenzymes and Coenzyme Analogs,” eighth printing

Polaroid Corp., Cambridge, MA:
1972 How to Use the Polaroid 4x5 Land Film Holder #545
1972 How to Assemble and Use the Polaroid MP-4 Land Camera
1986 Polaroid 35mm Instant Slide System: A User’s Manual,” by Lester Lefkowitz
1986 Tips for Using the Polaroid 35mm Instant Slide System
1987 35mm Polaroid Instant Slides Application Note No. 1: Basic Techniques for Copy Stand Photography,” Henry Horenstein and Michael Berger
1987 35mm Polaroid Instant Slides Application Note No. 2: How to Prepare a Better Presentation with Polablue Film,” Henry Horenstein and Michael Berger
1988 35mm Polaroid Instant Slides Application Note No. 4: Photographic Applications of Polagraph and Polapan Films,” Henry Horenstein and Michael Berger

Power-One Inc., Camarillo, CA:
1976 Model CS-6, C15-3 C24-2,4, DC Power Supplies

Powers Process Controls; Powers Regulator Co.; Powers-Fiat, Skokie, IL:
1968 Powers Series 420 Hydroguard Models 4 & 5
1976 Powers Series 420 ® Hydroguard
1996 Technical Instructions-Repair Kits: Hydroguard Series 420 Thermostatic Valve

Precision Scientific Co., Chicago, IL (see also GCA):
1957 Operating Instructions for Philadelphia Differential Thermometer
Undated Thelco Ovens and Incubators Operating Instructions
Undated Operating Instructions for Catalog #65855 Equipoise Shaker
Undated Vacuum Pump Instructions

Princeton Applied Research Corp., Princeton, NJ:
1967 Signal Notes, Vol. 1, No. 1
1968 Instruction Manual: Lock-in Amplifier/Phase Detector, Model 121

Pro-Log Corp., Monterey, CA:
1977 Drawing: Schematic, 7801, 8085 Processor Card
1978 Drawing: Schematic, 7904 Decoded I/O Utility Card
1978 Drawing: Schematic, 7604 Universal TTL I/O Card
1978 Drawing: Assembly, 7101 Mother Board
1978 Drawing: Assembly, 7604 Universal TTL I/O Card
1980 Initial Release: 7304 Dual UART Card
1980 Drawing: Schematic, 7304 Dual UART Card
1981 7604 TTL I/O Card User’s Manual
1981 7101, 7102, & 7105 Motherboards
1981 7904 Decoded I/O Utility Card User’s Manual

Promega, Madison, WI:
1994 An Introduction to Eukaryotic Transcription Regulation
1995 Promega Notes Magazine, No. 52
1998 Promega Notes Magazine, No. 68
2004 Subcloning Notebook
Undated Protocols and Applications

Protea Biosciences, Morgantown, WV:  2007, The GPR-100 Gel Protein Recovery System

Puffer-Hubbard Refrigerator Division, Grand Haven, MI: Undated, Installation, Operating Information and Replacement Parts List for MOD-U-Cel, Challenger and UNI-Therm Series Cabinets

Pyrometer Instrument Co., Inc., Bergenfield, NJ:  undated, Operating Instruction and Parts List for Pyro Surface Pyrometers

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