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    Sir Alexander Fleming et al. Autographed Menu. Six pages, 8.25" x 10.5", Le Grand Hotel of Paris, November 23, 1946. This menu for a dinner given in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Louis Pasteur is signed by Fleming and several other scientists, including Howard W. Florey and Ernst B. Chain. Very fine condition.

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    Fleming is attributed with discovering penicillin in 1928; Florey is attributed with developing penicillin for use as a medicine; Chain is attributed with learning how to isolate and concentrate penicillin.  All three were co-recipients for the Nobel Prize in 1945.



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    October, 2008
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