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Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming

Biography Alexander Fleming (1881 - 1955)

Scottish biologist and pharmacologist

Was born on 06 aug 1881.
Died on 11 mar 1955, at 73 years old.
Origin country United Kingdom
Quotes by Alexander Fleming

Sir Fleming published many articles on bacteriology, immunology and chemotherapy. His best-known achievements are the discovery of the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance penicillin from the fungus Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Walter Florey and Ernst Boris Chain.
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