Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming

British bacteriologist.
It has been demonstrated that a species of penicillium produces in culture a very powerful antibacterial substance which affects different bacteria in different degrees. Generally speaking it may be said that the least sensitive bacteria are the Gram-negative bacilli, and the most susceptible are the pyogenic cocci ... In addition to its possible use in the treatment of bacterial infections penicillin is certainly useful... for its power of inhibiting unwanted microbes in bacterial cultures so that penicillin insensitiMore Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime - it's not very scientific but it helpsMore Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
(The discovery of penicillin) was a triumph of accident, a fortunate occurrence which happened while I was working on a purely academic bacteriological problem.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I play with microbes. There are, of course, many rules to this play...but when you have acquired knowledge and experience it is very pleasant to break the rules and to be able to find something nobody has thought of.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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