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खाद्य सुरक्षा एवं वैश्लेषिक गुणवत्ता नियंत्रण प्रयोगशाला
The facilities in the FS & AQCL department are open to investigators of the institute for R&D activities and includes
Genetically Modified Food Referral Facility:
Established under the tenth five year plan, with funding from CSIR, DGHS, DBT and MoEF &CC, the state of the art facility has Thermal cyclers, Real time PCR, Gel documentation system, Laminar flow, refrigerated centrifuges, -80˚C freezer etc. to carry out molecular biology studies.
DNA and Protein Sequencing Facility:
An off shoot of the GM facility, it offers protein/peptide sequencing and DNA sequencing of PCR products and clones. The facility has ABI-310 DNA sequencer, ABI 491-Procise protein sequencer and ABI-Sequence detection system.
Microbial Analysis Facility:
Analysis of food product for its quality and safety received through Customer Service Cell and the Referral Food Laboratory under provision of Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, Rules 2011 for various microbiological parameters.
NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer, 400 MHz):
AAS & ICP-AES:
Atomic Absorption spectrometer (AAS) and Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometer (ICP-AES) for the analysis of toxic metals and minerals in food samples
Sophisticated Instrumentation Facility includes: