Penicillins Presentation Summarized

A summarized version of my presentation on penicillins for my pharmacology course. Penicillins are β-lactams antibacterial drugs that inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis, thus categorized as bactericidal. History Discovered by Alexander Fleming, in 1928. Accidentally observed that staphylococci did not grow around the mold of Penicillium rubens. However, it wasn’t until 1941 that Australian pathologist Howard Florey and German-born British biochemist Ernst Boris Chain successfully developed a method to produce a pure form of penicillin on a large scale....

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