The discovery of Penicillin

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  • Discovery and development of Penicillin
    • Fleming
      • He did not believe that Penicillin would work to kill bacteria in living people
      • Penicillin is an antibiotic that killed off Staphylococcus bacteria
      • Had worked in battlefield hospitals trying to improve treatments for wounded soldiers
    • Florey and Chain
      • It was difficult to produce penicillin in large quantaties
      • Penicillin had been proved effective in fighting infection

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