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Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming, FRSE, FRS, FRCS(Eng) (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, and chemotherapy. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance penicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain.

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Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center
... The Biomedical Sciences Research Center "Alexander Fleming" is a non-profit research organisation based in Vari, Athens, Greece ... The Center is named after the scientist Alexander Fleming ... Fleming has gained extensive visibility in the European science arena ...
Amalia Fleming
... Amalia Koutsouri-Vourekas, Lady Fleming (28 June 1912 – 26 February 1986) was a Greek doctor, activist and politician ... Fleming was born in Constantinople (Istanbul) in 1912 ... Alexander Fleming, in 1953, becoming the second Lady Fleming ...
Alexander Fleming - Honours, Awards and Achievements
... The Sir Alexander Fleming Building on the South Kensington campus was opened in 1998 and is now one of the main preclinical teaching sites of the Imperial College School ... of Westminster) has named one of its student halls of residence Alexander Fleming House, which is near to Old Street ... Fleming, Florey and Chain jointly received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1945 ...

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