The real story behind penicillin PBS NewsHour
Sep 27, 2013. The discovery of penicillin, one of the world's first antibiotics, marks a. a mold called Penicillium notatum had contaminated his Petri dishes. Mar 1, 2017. Auction house Bonham's sells mould which was instrumental in the discovery of the world's first antibiotic. Nov 7, 2015. Believe it or not, that green disgusting mold which develops on the. And when you consume the bread will be getting both penicillin and that.
History of penicillin - Wikipedia
Alexander Fleming was the first to suggest the Penicillium mould must secrete an antibacterial substance, and the first to concentrate the active substance which. For many years, scientists knew that certain molds killed some bacteria. However. Penicillium mold naturally produces the antibiotic penicillin. 2. Scientists.