The development of the first antibiotic- penicillin.

The development of the first antibiotic- penicillin.

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In 1928 Alexander Fleming made an accidental discovery, what was this?
Mould growing on a petri dish that killed bacteria.
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This mould was called?
Penicillin.
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In what year did he publish his findings?
1929
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Who read his article?
Both.
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What did they manage to achieve?
Pure penicillin in a powder.
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Who funded research to find ways of mass producing penicillin?
US government.
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