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Breakthrough : the true story of penicillin

Author: Francine Jacobs
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the history of penicillin from the discovery of the mold by Fleming through the years of work by such scientists as Chain, Heatley, Florey, and Sheehan who purified, tested, synthesized, and eventually presented the "miracle" drug to the world.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jacobs, Francine.
Breakthrough.
New York : Dodd, Mead, ©1985
(OCoLC)565478246
Online version:
Jacobs, Francine.
Breakthrough.
New York : Dodd, Mead, ©1985
(OCoLC)607861648
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francine Jacobs
ISBN: 0396085792 9780396085799
OCLC Number: 11518237
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Early torchbearers --
The inoculation department --
A valuable lesson --
Discovery-and disappointment --
The bushranger takes charge --
War comes --
The fungus factory --
The miracle drug --
The fleming myth --
America joins the race.
Responsibility: Francine Jacobs ; illustrated with photographs.

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Describes the history of penicillin from the discovery of the mold by Fleming through the years of work by such scientists as Chain, Heatley, Florey, and Sheehan who purified, tested, synthesized, and eventually presented the "miracle" drug to the world.

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