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Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 21. Still no kilo available

Seaplane. National Air and Space Museum.

Because of war conditions, Florey doesn’t succeed in securing more money or means for his project of scaling up penicillin production. He thinks that for the time being, having one kilo at hand would satisfy all his needs. He will have to use 5.000 m3 of fermentation broth in order to produce that. There is

Chemistry vs. antibiotics, # 15. Historic antibacterial agents

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 14. Riddles and coincidence

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 13. November 1921 and September 1928

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 12. Lessons learned

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 11. Pride comes before a fall

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 10. International recognition

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 9. In the crossfire

Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 8. The success of the sulfas; with a black rim

Chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 7. Aspirin

Chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 6. Gerhard Domagk and Prontosil, the first sulfa drug

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 5. A colourful foreplay

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 4. The rise of chemistry

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 3. Mercurochrome, Ehrlich’s chemotherapy the American way

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 2. Paul Ehrlich, Salvarsan and chemotherapy

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 1. Louis Pasteur vs. Robert Koch

The 100 year war between chemistry and bacteria, in 100 episodes