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22/04/2017

Mother Earth Picnic Festival 2017 Photogallery

Předsedkyně Akademie věd ČR prof. Eva Zažímalová se na Den Země v sobotu 22. dubna 2017 v zahradě Biologického centra v Českých...

24/02/2017

Optimal gillnet sampling design for the estimation of fish community indicators in heterogeneous freshwater ecosystems

Monitoring of biota in heterogeneous ecosystems requires sampling in different habitats and across environmental gradients. The resulting...

15/02/2017

Antimicrobial Treatment of Polymeric Medical Devices by Silver Nanomaterials and Related Technology

Antimicrobial biocompatible polymers form a group of highly desirable materials in medicinal technology that exhibit interesting thermal and...

14/02/2017

Response of fish communities to multiple pressures: development of a total anthropogenic pressure intensity index

Lakes in Europe are subject to multiple anthropogenic pressures, such as eutrophication, habitat degradation and introduction of alien species, which...

07/02/2017

Photochemical cleaving of allochthonous organic-metal complexes contributes to phosphorus immobilization in surface waters

The photochemical transformation of terrestrial dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in surface waters exposed to UV radiation causes the precipitation of...

23/12/2016

Improvement of luminescence properties of GaN buffer layer for fast nitride scintillator structures

We have optimized technology of GaN buffer layer growth with respect to the application in fast scintillation structures. The deep defect...

22/12/2016

Distribution of Herbivorous Fish Is Frozen by Low Temperature

The number of herbivores in populations of ectothermic vertebrates decreases with increasing latitude. At higher latitudes, fish consuming plant...

22/11/2016

Surface characterization and antibacterial response of silver nanowire arrays supported on laser-treated polyethylene naphthalate

Polymeric biomaterials with antibacterial effects are requisite materials in the fight against hospital-acquired infections. An effective way for...

28/09/2016

The interplay of plasma treatment and gold coating and ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene: On the cytocompatibility

We have investigated the application of Ar plasma for creation of nanostructured ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (PE) surface in order to...

13/09/2016

Cytotoxicity of Pd nanostructures supported on PEN: Influence of sterilization on Pd/PEN interface

Non-conventional antimicrobial agents, such as palladium nanostructures, have been increasingly used in the medicinal technology. However,...

16/07/2016

The Effect of P enrichment on Exudate Quantity and Bioavailability – a Comparison of Two Macrophyte Species

We compared exudation and rhizosphere microbial activity of two macrophytes growing in tropical marshes. Eleocharis spp. are adapted to low nutrient...

08/06/2016

Who Is Who: An Anomalous Predator-Prey Role Exchange between Cyprinids and Perch

Piscivory in cyprinids (Cyprinidae) is extremely rare. Specifically, common bream (Abramis brama) and common carp (Cyprinus carpio) are...

24/05/2016

Deficiency and toxicity of nanomolar copper in low irradiance-A physiological and metalloproteomic study in the aquatic plant Ceratophyllum demersum

Essential trace elements (Cu2+, Zn2+, etc) lead to toxic effects above a certain threshold, which is a major environmental problem in many areas of...

01/04/2016

Small fish use the hypoxic pelagic zone as a refuge from predators

1) Juvenile perch (Perca fluviatilis) often inhabit deep zones of lakes or reservoirs (metalimnion to hypolimnion). Using fry trawling and...

29/12/2015

Fish community response to the longitudinal environmental gradient in Czech deep-valley reservoirs: Implications for ecological monitoring and management

Ecological quality assessment of non-natural water bodies is, in contrast to natural systems, less developed and requires determining biological...

23/10/2015

Pelagic occurrence and diet of invasive round goby Neogobius melanostomus (Actinopterygii, Gobiidae) juveniles in deep well-mixed European reservoirs

Round goby is generally accepted to be a typical benthic dwelling fish species both in its native and invasive ranges. Nevertheless, mid-water night...

24/08/2015

Antibacterial properties of palladium nanostructures sputtered on polyethylene naphthalate

Resistance of pathogenic bacteria to conventional antibiotics has emerged in recent years as a major problem for public health. In order to overcome...

15/08/2015

Predicting asp and pikeperch recruitment in a riverine reservoir

Fish recruitment in riverine reservoirs is not fully understood because the long-term data series required for standard stock–recruitment models...

25/07/2015

Fish behaviour in response to a midwater trawl footrope in temperate reservoirs

This study addresses fish behaviour at the mouth of a midwater trawl in two temperate reservoirs. Fish distribution and behaviour were monitored...

17/06/2015

Species-specific gradients of juvenile fish density and size in pelagic areas of temperate reservoirs

Data from nine reservoirs in the Czech Republic were used to investigate density and size distribution patterns for dominant fish species of the...