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Andrew J. Moyer

Born: 1899
Birthplace: Star City, In

Method for production of penicillin—Moyer found that by culturing the Penicillium mold in a culture broth comprising corn steep liquor and lactose, penicillin yields could be increased many fold over the known methods. His discovery became the model for the development of all other antibiotic fermentations. (1987)

Died: 1959

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