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Travelling through time, reminiscing the essentials that made medical history.

Aqeel AL

on 18 February 2013

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Transcript of Penicillin

Its birth, to today's
breakthroughs Penicillin Let's Take a
Deeper Look The man behind penicillin? Alexander
Fleming What happened? working on a strain of bacteria, returned to find mold killing organisms, known as antibiosis
could not purify penicillin Post Effect a decade later, Oxford University attendees, Howard Florey and Ernst Chain, purify penicillin Relation Then,
Relation Now The drug was widely used in World War II and helped to lead to lower fatal casualty rates. Biography http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/penicillin-discovered
http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/s2008/kitzmann_step/penicillin%20-%20the%20wonder%20drug.htm biologist
attended Regent Street Polytechnic (now the University of Westminster)
a member of worldly medical and scientific societies
in 1945, co-awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology & Medicine

Fleming is known as a Scottish bacteriologist, and is best known for discovering penicillin. Ernst
Chain Howard
Florey On February 14, 1929 Penicillin is no longer prevention for infection,
it's treatment to infection. Arman & Aqeel Mass production had soon taken place after. General Information penicillin is considered the first antibiotic
effective at cleaning many body parts
taken orally or can be injected Before Penicillin there was no effective treatment
hospitals were full How does penicillin
stay at it's A Game? when bacteria divides, penicillin
prevents a cell wall from forming
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