Interview at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm: Ernst Chain - Making penicillin available for the masses

Alexander Fleming is often credited as being solely responsible for the discovery of penicillin. However, it was the work of Ernst Chain that took Fleming's observation and turned it into a medicine. Olof Somell from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm explains more.

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Ben Libberton

Communications Officer, MAX IV Laboratory

I'm a Communications Officer at MAX IV Laboratory in Lund, Sweden and the Community Editor for npj Biofilms and Microbiomes. I'm interested in how bacteria cause disease and look to technology to produce novel tools to study and ultimately prevent infection. Part of my current role is to find ways to use synchrotron radiation to study microorganisms.

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