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Fleming, Sir Alexander

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A Scottish physician, 1881–1955, who in 1945, along with Ernst B. Chain and Sir Howard W. Florey, was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for the discovery of penicillin.

Fleming, Sir Alexander

(1881–1955) Scottish bacteriologist and Nobel prizewinner (1945) who discovered the ANTIBIOTIC penicillin (1928).

Fleming,

Sir Alexander, Scottish bacteriologist, 1881-1955, co-winner of the 1945 Nobel Prize for the discovery of penicillin.
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