Alexander Fleming


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Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)

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Professor Jeff Errington, lead author of the study, said: "Given Sir Alexander Fleming made his two major discoveries 80 or 90 years ago, you would expect that we knew pretty well how they worked.
The laboratory in which Fleming discovered and tested penicillin is preserved as the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum in St Mary's Hospital.
Yours sincerely, Alexander Fleming Amenities Manager
SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING August 6,1881 – March 11,1955 Discovered penicillin
Mr Alexander Fleming discovered good old penicillin You could buy a suit for half a crown and 5p was a shilling
Alexander Fleming, engineering apprentice at Mondelez International, said: "Volunteers from Mondelez International help out in the local community as much as possible so it was great to get involved with the side of the business that we don't always get to see.
Literary giants William Shakespeare, Geoffrey Chaucer and George Orwell are included as are scientists including Stephen Hawking and Sir Alexander Fleming.
8 million pounds now, to his wife Clementine in 1965 and founder of penicillin Alexander Fleming left a personal estate worth over 630,000 pounds today to son Robert in 1955.
Ever since Nobel laureate Alexander Fleming found that human tears contain antiseptic proteins called lysozymes about a century ago, scientists have tried to solve the mystery of how they could relentlessly wipe out far larger bacteria.
A more conventional account would credit the discovery of penicillin ("mould juice") to Sir Alexander Fleming and his untidy lab work.
The portraits on the other notes include the Nobel Prize winner Sir Alexander Fleming, who discovered penicillin, on the [pounds sterling]5; the above-mentioned Robert Burns on the [pounds sterling]20: the doctor and suffragette Elsie Inglis on the [pounds sterling]50 and the world-renowned artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh on the [pounds sterling]100.
Alexander Fleming and Marie Curie are brought to life, watch A Very Brief History of Science by comedy team Punk Science or see the Museum 80 years ago courtesy of the Time Warp.
Penicillin Man: Alexander Fleming and the Antibiotic Revolution.
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