Born at : Ayrshire, Scotland
Died in : 1955 due to heart failure
Discovery : Penicillium notatum
He moved that fungus seperated in other dish and discovered that it is from the Penicillium group. In 1929, he made his discovery publicily. At that time few other doctors thought that about penicillin that it was an antibiotic could be a topical antiseptic, obtained through Penicillin fungus. Here Fleming was sure and confident that this antiseptic penicillin should also work within the body also. He also concluded through various experiments that the fungus also had a germ killing power yet after diluted it with a lot of water. Again in 1940 he tried to cultivate the penicillin but it was very difficult to develop, and also it was very difficult to get seperated the germ kill agent present in that fungus.