History of Fermentation

  • 220

    Curesfor illnesses 220B.C.

    They started using fermented tea to treat a varity of illnesses as early 220b.c.
  • Schwann

    He concluted that fermentation is the result of living things.
  • Louis Pasteur

    He determined that fermentation is caused by yeast.
  • Eduard Buchner

    He showed that enzymes in yeast cells, not the yeast cellsthemselves, cause fermentation.
  • Arthur Harden and Hans Euler Chelpin

    They determined exactly how enzymes cause fermentation.
  • Technology

    Technology was developed to use fermentationto produce antibiotics.