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Where was penicillin discovered?

  St. Mary's Hospital (Imperial College) in London.     History of Penicillin   Alexander Fleming, born August. 6, 1881 , Darvel, Scotland, discovered penicill (MORE)

When can penicillin be dangerous?

There are people who are allergic to penicillin and who have what is called an anaphalactic reaction. The most serious reactions can cause death.
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What is penicillin?

Penicillin is an antibiotic (a drug used to treat bacterial  infections) made from a type of mold, Penicillium, that is  commonly found on bread products and is the mold tha (MORE)

Does penicillin get you high?

No! Penicillin is a bacterial culture, essentially mold. You will not get a high and if you happen to be allergic it could kill you.
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When was penicillin discovered?

Penicillin was first discovered in 1928, by Scottish scientist Sir Alexander Fleming. It was a mistake. He left a petri dish with staphylococcus was left open and found with (MORE)

When and who invented penicillin?

Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928, in Scotland. His research was later continued by Howard Florey and Ernest Chain in Oxford, UK. All 3 received the Nobel (MORE)

When was penicillin invented?

The antibiotic properties of penicillin were first recognized by A. Flemming in 1928. Commercial production of penicillin came from the pioneer work of E. Chain and H.W. Flore (MORE)

How does penicillin work?

Penicillin works by inactivating an enzyme necessary for the cross linking bacterial cell walls. . Its given to people who use it and get cured