Mucor Mucedo model by Retailer Marius, Utrecht

Mucor Mucedo model by Retailer Marius, Utrecht

Stock Number: 281115 G

€ 495,-

Dimensions

37,5 x 22,5 x 22,5 cm

Circa

C 1930

Categories: Scientific, Natural history

Description

A teaching model of a fungus, ( Mucor Mucedo), dating back to the twenties of the last century and sold by retailer JCTh. Marius Utrecht. The greatly enlarged scale of the fungus, Mucor mucedo let known as hyphae, the hyphen, see those on the ground, such as bread or a fruit walk. The model dates from the time of Fleming. These are fungi that after a day or so to appear on bread they like watt overgrow. The substances produced by fungi digest bread. The substances which are thereby produced are often poisonous. By coincidence, the Brit Fleming discovered in 1928 by another fungus, a substance which could kill bacteria penicillin. That discovery changed the world. Bacterial infections were from as much better and especially heal faster.

Measurements 37,5 x 22,5 x 22,5 cm en look for shop information on www.vanleestantiques.com

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Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.