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Karnataka has launched the first-ever ICMR-approved RT-PCR Lab in the country and it has been developed by the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru. It is known as Mobile Infection Testing and Reporting Lab (MITR), which is capable of testing 9000 samples in a month. Highlights The Medical Education Minister of the state has launched ..
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The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has installed first of its kind high-end reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) machines in India for quick detection of diseases such as dengue, tuberculosis and swine flu. The machines will serve as a “third umpire” in situations when medical reports and blood tests reveal contradictory results. Its objective is ..
Topics: Biochemistry • Biotechnology • Branches of biology • Dengue fever • Flu pandemic • Laboratory techniques • Molecular biology • Natural sciences • Polymerase chain reaction • Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction • Swine influenza • Transcription
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute develops an anti cancer anti-inflamatory drug conjugated to human serum Albumin
The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) has recently developed an anti cancer anti-inflamatory drug conjugated to the human serum Albumin. It is an intravenous delivery system, enabling 100 fold increase in drug bio-availability and is a mix of human serum albumin and a plant based drug. This combination is the ..
Topics: Albumin • Branches of biology • Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis • Infectious diseases • Medical specialties • Polymerase chain reaction • Serum • Totally drug-resistant tuberculosis • Tuberculosis • Tuberculosis in India
The Reserve Bank of India has constituted a 10-member ‘High Level Task Force on Phublic Credit Registry (PCR) for India’, which will, among other things, suggest a roadmap for developing a transparent, comprehensive and near-real-time PCR for India. The committee was Headed by YM Deosthalee. The terms of reference of the task force include reviewing ..