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Penicillin Spores

By Eli Lilly and Company


Realizing the difficulty of pursuing penicillin development in war-torn Britain, Florey and N.G. Heatley in June 1941 enlisted the aid of the U.S. government, universities, and pharmaceutical companies to create a cooperative research program between the two countries. By late 1941, progress had been made. The U.S. Department of Agriculture used more effective nutrients and active fungal strains to achieve higher yields and recognized the advantages of deep-culture fermentation.Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana. IHS may not reproduce.Eli Lilly and Company - Antibiotics Journe

Topics: Medicine--Indiana; Eli Lilly and Company; Drugs
Publisher: Eli Lilly and Company
Year: 1940
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