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The Resource Penicillin

Penicillin

Label
Penicillin
Title
Penicillin
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Summary
Learn about the discovery of Penicillin with iMinds insightful knowledge series.When Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, it was a lucky accident. He didn't realize at the time that penicillin would dramatically change the face of medicine and the pharmaceutical industry.Fleming was a researcher studying the natural antibacterial substances produced by the body. He had been working with the bacteria that caused boils. To study the bacteria he grew colonies of it on plates. He later took a holiday leaving plates of bacteria to grow while he was away. On returning from his holiday, he noticed a mould growing on one of the plates. Colonies of the bacteria, which should have been growing around the mould, had died off.iMinds brings targeted knowledge to your eReading device with short information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind
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Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Science
  • Nonfiction
  • Medical
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Penicillin
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:e7469941-8bf0-4a09-b2db-d9b931676710
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781921761096
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Penicillin
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e7469941-8bf0-4a09-b2db-d9b931676710
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781921761096
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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