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Alexander Fleming

Antibiotic plant main control room

Description:

In 1959, Beecham's scientists discoverd the penicillin nucleus which allowed them to synthesise semisynthetic penicillins for treating people. This photograph shows the control room for the semi-automated production of life saving penicillin.

Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0070772
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council