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Laboratory of Pharmacobotany
(established in 1932)


Areas of research:  
The investigation of the Georgian flora with the aim to reveal the plants containing biologically active substances (BAS); 
The study of areas and points of distribution of important medicinal and technical plants; 
The determination of their natural and operational resources; 
The study of folk medicine experience; 
The collection of plants for chemical analyses and for obtaining medicinal preparations; 
The treatment of the herbarium materials. 
Main results:
The Institute’s Herbarium includes 30.000 sheets describing 3300 species; From 2007 year the herbarium is carried in Index Herbariorum, 9th volume – as TBPH. 
There were found significant resources of a lot of medicinal plants such as Digitalis ferruginea, D.ciliata, Atropa caucasica, Vinca herbacea, Glaucium flavum, Cephalaria gigantea, Hedera helix, Cyclamen vernum, C.adzharecum, Convallaria transcaucasika,Helleborus caucasicus, H.abchasicus, Tribulus terrestris, Ruscus ponticus, R. colchicus, Astragalus falcatus, Colchicum speciosum and all.
The standard technical documentation on the medicinal plants is created. 
Main results are published in 7 monographs and 250 papers. 

Head of laboratory: M. Churadze (Tshuradze)

Senior Research Scientist:  K. Mchedlidze

Research Scientist:  J. Aneli

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Laboratory of Steroids and Cardiac Glycosides

 

 

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Laboratory of Medicinal Fermentology

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Laboratory of Phenolic Compounds

 

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Laboratory of Terpene Compounds

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Laboratory of Plant Biopolymers

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Laboratory of Akaliods

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Laboratory of Lipids and Anthraquinones

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Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology

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Laboratory of Chemical Analysis and Standardisation

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Laboratory of Chemical Modification of Natural Compounds

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Laboratory of Pharmacobotany

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Department of Pharmacology

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Pilot Plant

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Department of the Resource Management

 

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Department of Scientific Information

 

 

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