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Alexander Fleming

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Alexander Fleming Biography

 

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Alexander Fleming and the Accidental Mould Juice – The Serendipity of Science (2/3)

 

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Alexander Fleming y la penicilina | Grandes historias de la ciencia | CIEN&CIA 3x01

 

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How Penicillin Changed The World

 

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Der Penicillin-Entdecker - Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming was a Scottish physician, microbiologist, and pharmacologist. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the world's first antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, and chemotherapy.