As bactericidal antibiotic, Penicillin inhibits the formation of the bacterial cell wall, which results in bacteria killing during its growing and dividing steps
As a beta-lactam antibiotics, Penicillin’s are used against vulnerable organisms, especially grampositive bacteria.
Penicillin produced by this company is a secondary metabolite from the Penicillium chrysogenum.
For sure the discovery of Penicillin and its application in medicine is one of the most outstanding achievements in the twentieth century and in recent years, the company was successful in localizing the complex technology Penicillin production in Iran with production capacity of 1300 tons annually.
This antibiotic not only is the most widely used one for the treatment of widespread bacterial infections but also it use as raw material in wide range of antibiotics production.
Its large scale production processed by fermentation for fifty years is one of vital example of the application of biotechnology in humans life.