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Some of history’s most important inventions were accidental: penicillin
Moxifish, for instance, contains amoxicillin, a type of penicillin.
Some of history’s most important inventions were accidental: penicillin; the microwave oven; the Golden State Warriors’ Death Lineup.
The tot’s doctor prescribed 600,000 units of penicillin.
How could a simple penicillin injection lead to such devastating consequences?
Unfortunately, many types of bacteria have grown resistant to penicillin: Staphylococcus Aureus, the bacteria commonly responsible for skin infections no longer responds to this class of antibiotics.
And could penicillin be applied preventatively after exposure?
During his doctorate studies at Oxford, in the middle of World War II, Cornforth was part of the team that worked on developing the understanding of penicillin, including how to purify and concentrate the antibiotic.
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