"R. I. Mateles" wrote:
>> Penicillin: A Paradigm for Biotechnology
> Richard I. Mateles, Editor
The first large scale production of penicillin was done in a
remarkably large number of British bedpans. When they finally went to
submerged culture in vats the quintessential breakthrough in
controlled addition of phenylacetic acid to make penicllin-G without
killing the mold was made by a janitor tired of smelling cat piss
(phenylacetic acid) everywhere.
Let's not gild the lily. Management has *always* been incompetent.
(Toxic URLs! Unsafe for children and most mammals)
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