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FACILITIES

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EQUIPMENTS

  • UV-Visible spectrophotometer – Shimadzu (UV-1800)

  • Binary gradient High Performance Liquid Chromatography system – Shimadzu (SPD 20A)

  • Spectrofluorometer – Shimadzu (RF-6000)

  • Atomic Absorption Spectrometer – Thermo Fischer Scientific (AAS 301)

  • Trinocular Research Microscope (Bright field, Dark field, Fluorescence and Polarized) -Olympus (BX53)

  • Hematology analyser – Sysmex (XP 100)

  • USP Dissolution Tester – Electrolab (TDT-08L)

  • PermeGear Franz Diffusion cell assembly – Permegear, USA

  • Refrigerated Centrifuge – Remi (C24 Plus)

  • Vacuum Oven – Servewell (2-Tray)

  • Vacuum Dessicator – Tarsons (200 mm)

  • Microdialysis unit – Bioanalytical systems (MD 1001)

  • Rotary flash vacuum evaporator & portable vacuum pump – Superfit (PBU-6D)

  • pH meter – Cyber scan (EC pH Tutor)

EX-VIVO MODELS

  • Skin- Human, Rat, Porcine

  • Epidermal membrane- Human and Porcine

  • Olfactory mucosa- Human and Porcine

  • Mucous membranes- Human and Porcine

  • Hoof- Bovine

  • Nail plates- Human (for investigating trans-ungual drug delivery)

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ANIMAL MODELS

  • Plasma Pharmacokinetics of drugs.

  • Skin microdialysis for evaluation of intradermal drug delivery.

  • Tape stripping for evaluation of topical products.

  • Skin irritation test/Draize patch test.

  • Brain microdialysis for measuring availability of therapeutic agents.

  • Aspiration of CSF to measure intraspinal bioavailability of drugs in rats.

  • Microdialysis of joints in rat model.

  • Diabetic Wound model.

  • Scar model in rabbits.

  • Sublingual delivery in rats.

MICROBIOLOGY

  • Standard plate Count/Aerobic plate/Total plate count.

  • Disinfectant Efficacy test (to compare antimicrobial activity of product against other products)

  • Antimicrobial susceptibility test/Agar susceptibility test

  • MIC – Minimum Inhibitory Concentration

  • Isolation of Pure cultures

  • Sterility test

  • Endotoxin test – Pyrogen test

  • Biofilm Detection test (detect biofilm producing organisms)

  • IMViC  test – identification of Enterobacteriaceae family organisms

  • Gram staining

  • Catalase test – To find out if a particular bacterial isolate is able to produce catalase enzyme

  • Oxidase test – To detect the presence of the cytochrome C oxidase or cytochrome a3

  • Nitrate reduction test -To determine the organism to produce an enzyme nitrate reductase

  • Myo-inositol test - To see if the microbe can ferment the carbohydrate (sugar) inositol as a carbon source

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INSTITUTE FOR DRUG DELIVERY & BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

Telephone : 91-984-557-7103

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