'The Story of Penicillin' by George Lacken, England, 1945
This book describes the discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming (1881-1955) in 1928 and its development into a wide serving antibiotic and ‘wonder drug’. Fleming wrote the foreword for the book. It was published in a series devoted to ‘outstanding films’ and may have served as the book of the film 'The Story of Penicillin', 1945.
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The first antibiotic drug to treat infections which is made from the mould penicillium. Its discovery is attributed to Alexander Fleming in 1928.
Small book consisting of a few sheets that are glued, stitched or stapled together between thin card or paper covers.
A substance that is used to treat infections.