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Alexander Fleming Birthday

Alexander Fleming Birthday - 6 August 1881

Alexander Fleming was born on 6 August, 1881

Scottish biologist famous for discovering the antibiotic Penicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum growing in one of the petri-dishes in his lab. He shared the 1945 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain. Fleming also discovered the important enzyme, lysozyme.

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