Achievements

The most important results achieved by the scientists of the Institute of Microbiology of the CAS, v. v. i. are:

Vaccine against anthrax (1961)
Mucidin – the only original Czech antibiotic in clinical use (Mucidermin SPOFA, 1956-8)
Technology of growing edible mushrooms (champignons, oyster mushrooms, shii-take; 1960-1980)
Optimization and efficiency increase of the production of  penicillin and other antibiotics (current research)
Development of supportive drugs in the treatment of mononucleosis and other liver and prostate diseases, and dietary supplements with a positive effect on the immune system (current research)
Development of directed antitumor drugs (current research)
Technology of decontamination of soils polluted by oil substances, polycyclic hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyls (current research)
Technology of production of algal biomass suitable for use in pharmacology and food industry (current research)
Technology of growing germ-free animals facilitating the development of new vaccines and drugs (current research)

List of publications