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September 15, 1928 Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin On this day in 1928, Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin. Fleming’s discovery revolutionized medicine and has saved countless people from fatal infections.

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Alexander Fleming Aug 1881-Mar 1945, born in Scoland, is the discoverer of penicillin in 1928. It was finally tested, purified and in use in 1939. Penicillin changed the course of medicine. Fleming was knighted in 1944 and given the Nobel Prize in 1945.

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Alexander Fleming ~ discovered penicillin in 1928 and started the antibiotic revolution. He received the Nobel prize in 1945.

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Noble Prize winner Alexander Fleming, born Aug. 6, 1881 was a great Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who made way for antibiotic medicines with his discovery of penicillin from the mould "Penicillium notatum".

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Famous Scientists - Biographies of World Famous Scientists Alexander Fleming was a great Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who made way for antibiotic medicines with his discovery of penicillin from the mould "Penicillium notatum". Fleming's discoveries brought new hope to mankind in battling certain diseases and treating bacterial infections.

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Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928 and revolutionised the treatment of bacterial infections. Ever since then we have been searching for new antibiotics.

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How Was Penicillin Discovered?

n 1928, bacteriologist Alexander Fleming made a chance discovery from an already discarded, contaminated Petri dish. The mold that had contaminated the experiment turned out to contain a powerful antibiotic, penicillin. However, though Fleming was credited with the discovery, it was over a decade before someone else turned penicillin into the miracle drug for the 20th century.

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