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  • 1943
  • Second, those physicians and their team operating out of Children's Hospital of Illinois - notably Dr. Richard Pearl and Dr. Mark Holterman, assisting Dr. Paulo Macchiarini of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden - arguably have put Peoria on the medical map in a way it hasn't been since researchers discovered a way to mass produce penicillin at the federal ag lab here back in 1943. (pjstar.com)
  • Penicillin was first mass-produced in 1943, and by 1947, the first strain of penicillin-resistant staph had been identified. (governing.com)
  • By October 1943, they proposed what turned out to be the correct structure of penicillin. (encyclopedia.com)
  • chemical
  • In the mid-1940s English researcher Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-) used X-ray crystallography and an early IBM card-punch computer to determine the chemical structure of penicillin. (discoveriesinmedicine.com)
  • discovery
  • It is, she says, "…impossible to overstate the importance of the discovery of penicillin…Common potentially deadly illnesses, after penicillin came on the scene, became relatively minor ailments. (occnewspaper.com)
  • blood
  • Solonamid B inhibits the ability of staphylococci to produce various toxins that break down our blood cells. (eurekalert.org)