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the world is getting short of antibiotics the multidrug resistant organisms

The world is getting short of antibiotics!

The uncontrolled and frequent use of antibiotics even for treatment of common infections has given rise to antimicrobial resistance AMR and the microbes are termed as multidrug resistant organisms (MDRO’s). Multidrug resistance is a global issue and a threat to health care. The emergence of

radioimmunoassay RIA for detection of immune complexes in given sample

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Radioimmunoassay is an assay technique for detection and estimation of immune molecule complexes, antibodies, hormones and related substances from a given sample. This is sensitive and specific in vitro technique for research work laboratories. Because of the fact that this technique involves using radioactive isotopes,

Heart healthy diets

9 incredible Heart healthy diets

Cardiac disease is one of the major health issues worldwide. The sluggish lifestyle, the quality of food that we eat especially the high fat, junk food, impacts badly on heart health.  Therefore, it’s good to be aware of what’s good for your heart health.  Maintaining

brown rice benefits

Brown rice: Health benefits

Rice in the staple food for many regions and are grown primarily all over the world. There is a wide variety of rice available in the market ranging from long grained basmati rice, white rice, brown rice black rice and also glutinous rice. But all

This is what makes you a night owl person

This is what makes you a night owl

Ever find it difficult to go to bed early and waking up tired for not having enough of sleep? And that you are more productive in night hours and feel like a zombie the whole day. Many of us have habit of staying up late

Health benefits of ginger

8 Proven health benefits of ginger

Ginger is native in Asia and is commonly used spice in Asian foods. This is extracted from herbaceous plant zingiber officinale or ginger root. Ginger had great medicinal importance due to its high content of anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidants and anti-cancerous components. The studies show its meticulous

Research areas in plant biotechnology

Research areas in plant biotechnology

Biotechnology refers to manipulation of living organisms and their systems for manufacturing products. These are eventually for the betterment of humanity. Plant biotechnology is the sub-discipline which involves adding desired traits in plants. Moreover, it involves the research and manipulation of plant’s natural abilities. No

Medicinal plants for cancer treatment

Medicinal plants for cancer treatment

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases killing a large number of people worldwide. Over the course of year, scientists have identified the molecular basis of cancer.Despite considerable efforts, cancer persists to be an aggressive killer worldwide. Hence a constant demand is required to develop

Novel approaches of biotechnology for cancer treatment

Novel approaches of biotechnology for cancer treatment

This is the era of research and scientific advancements. Biotechnology has a significant role in finding ways for cancer treatment. The novel approaches of plant biotechnology for cancer treatment focus on finding a workable therapeutic strategy. Cancer being one of the deadliest diseases is the

serial analysis for gene expression technique and applications

Serial analysis of gene expression

Serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE) is a technique used to provide a library of the mRNA sequences (transcripts) of the sample in the form of small tag sequences or the express sequence tags (EST), each of which correspond to a particular transcript. EST is