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Who discovered 'Penicillin'?
1. Edward Jenner
2. Louis Pasteur
3. Alexander Fleming
4. William Harvey

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Alexander Fleming

The Correct Answer is Alexander Fleming.

  • Alexander Fleming was a Scottish physician-scientist who was recognized for discovering penicillin
    • Fleming had a genius for technical ingenuity and original observation. 
    • His work on wound infection and lysozyme, an antibacterial enzyme found in tears and saliva, guaranteed him a place in the history of bacteriology. 

  • Edward Jenner:
    • He was an English physician and scientist who pioneered the concept of vaccines including creating the smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine.
  • Louis Pasteur
    • He was a French biologist, microbiologist, and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization.
  • William Harvey
    • He was an English physician who made influential contributions in anatomy and physiology.

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