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Alexander Fleming
1945 Physiology or Medicine

* 1881 in Darvel/Scottland
+ 1955 in London



Sir Alexander Fleming was a Scottish physician, biologist, pharmacologist and botanist.
His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923
and the world's first antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin (Penicillin G) 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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