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05/01/2004 Norman Heatley dies

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The Penicillin Developer - Norman Heatley Tribute

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The discovery of penicillin (1964)

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The history of penicillin

Norman Heatley was a member of the team of Oxford University scientists who developed penicillin. He developed the back extraction technique for efficiently purifying penicillin in bulk. Hatley died at his home in Oxford. He was survived by his wife, Mercy, with whom he had four children.