Penicillin presentation 2

Penicillin presentation 2 - The Drugs Revolution and the...

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Unformatted text preview: The Drugs Revolution and the Development of Penicillin Penicillin Prevention and Cure Prevention Prevention Germ theory Vaccinations Smallpox 1906 Tuberculosis 1913 Diphtheria Cure Koch discovered that Koch he could stain bacteria bacteria Development of Development ‘magic bullets’ ‘magic For example For Salvarsan 606 and Prontosil Prontosil Penicillin Penicillin 1928 – Alexander 1928 Fleming discovers mould which kills germs – penicillin. germs 1929 – Fleming 1929 publishes an article on penicillin. on Chain and Florey Chain 1937 – Chain and 1937 Florey do research on penicillin. penicillin. 1940 – Experiment on 1940 mice. mice. 1941 – successful 1941 tests on humans. tests Factors Government Government 1939 - British 1939 government fund Florey’s research Florey’s 1942 – U.S. 1942 government fund production of penicillin. penicillin. 1944 – mass 1944 production production Individuals Individuals Alexander Fleming Howard Florey Ernst Chain Research Teams War War German bombing stopped Florey and German Chain being able to mass produce penicillin in Britain. penicillin America was not interested in penicillin America until she entered the war in 1941. until 1945 American Army using 2 million doses 1945 of penicillin a month. of Other Factors Other Technology Scientific experiment Industry Communications Chance This powerpoint was kindly donated to is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching. ...
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