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Alexander Fleming

Data de nascimento: 6. Agosto 1881
Data de falecimento: 11. Março 1955
Outros nomes: Alexander Sir Fleming

Alexander Fleming foi um biólogo, botânico, médico, microbiólogo e farmacologista britânico. Autor de diversos trabalhos sobre bacteriologia, imunologia e quimioterapia, notabilizou-se como o descobridor da proteína antimicrobiana lisozima, em 1923, e da penicilina, obtida a partir do fungo Penicillium notatum, em 1928, pela qual foi laureado Nobel de Fisiologia ou Medicina em 1945, juntamente com Howard Florey e Ernst Boris Chain.

Citações Alexander Fleming

„A penicilina cura os homens, mas é o vinho que os torna felizes.“

—  Alexander Fleming

Penicillin may cure human beings, but it is wine that makes them happy
Alexander Fleming citado em The Frugal Gourmet Cooks with Wine - página 82, Por Jeff Smith, Publicado por Morrow, 1986, ISBN 0688058523, 9780688058524, 447 páginas

„How fortunate we didn't have these animal tests in the 1940s, for penicillin would probably not have been granted a licence, and possibly the whole field of antibiotics might never have been realised.“

—  Alexander Fleming

Reported in Dennis V. Parke, "Clinical Pharmacokinetics in Drug Safety Evaluation," in ATLA: Alternatives To Laboratory Animals https://books.google.it/books?id=WMZNAQAAIAAJ, vol. 22, no. 3, May/June 1994, p. 208.
The context is: "the present approach to drug safety evaluation, based on experimental animal studies, is known to be of questionable scientific veracity and has never been satisfactorily validated as an appropriate surrogate system for man. My former teacher, Sir Alexander Fleming, in his late years, chided me, saying …"

„One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.“

—  Alexander Fleming

biographyonline.net http://www.biographyonline.net/scientists/alex-fleming.html

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