Micro Nutrient Laboratory

A modern atomic absorption spectrophotometer with graphite furnace, auto sampler and all accessories is available for estimation of almost entire range of macro, micro minerals and heavy metals with utmost precision. The laboratory has an ion analyzer, U-V spectrophotometer and microwave digestion system.

Toxicology Laboratory

The laboratory is well equipped with all modern equipment for estimation of toxic elements in feeds, fodder water, soil and biological materials. The laboratory has HPLC system, thin layer chromatography facilities for estimation of toxins like the aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1 G2). Facilities also exists for estimation of fluorides, nitrate, lead and cadmium in different samples.

Feed Analysis Laboratory

The laboratory is having all the facilities for proximate principles estimation and in vitro digestibility studies. It is well equipped with automated instruments like moisture analyzer, soxtherm, Kjeltec system, rapid fiber analyzer for rapid and precise estimation of various parameters like moisture, fat, protein and fiber. The laboratory caters to analytical requirements of various on going projects and the samples from outside agencies like milk federations, commercial firms and farmers.

Rumen Biotechnology Laboratory

The laboratory is having facilities for the enumeration, isolation and characterization of rumen microbes viz. bacteria, fungi, protozoa and bacteriophages. The laboratory is equipped with a Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DGGE), laminar flow, autoclave, programmable incubator, stereo-zoom microscope and anaerobic chamber required for the manipulation of rumen bacteria to improve cell wall digestibility.

Radioisotope and Endocrinology Laboratory

This laboratory is well equipped to facilitate quantification of biological substances like the steroid and protein/peptide hormones, hormone receptors etc. using the RIA technique. The laboratory is equipped with multiwell gamma and beta (liquid scintillation) counters with automation software, ELISA reader, refrigerated centrifuge, ultra deep freezer etc.

Reproductive Physiology Laboratory

The laboratory is well equipped especially for conducting fertility studies in farm animals. Facilities are available for semen and sperm analysis and culture work. Phase contrast microscope with camera, inverted microscope, osmometer, Computer assisted semen analyzer (CASA) and laminar airflow apparatus are a few important equipments available in the laboratory.

Molecular Biology Laboratory

This laboratory has excellent facilities for conducting research on cellular and molecular aspects involving peptides/proteins and nucleic acids. The facilities include ultracentrifuge, image analysis system, phosphor imager, spectro-fluorophotometer, vacuum concentrator, low pressure chromatography system, ultrafiltration assembly, vertical and submarine gel electrophoresis system, CO2 incubator, inverted microscope etc.

Animal Biotechnology Laboratory

The laboratory possesses all the basic equipments required for the in vitro production and cryopreservation of embryos viz. stereo zoom microscope with camera and CTV, compound microscope with stage warmer, Inverted Microscope, Image analysis software, Micromanipulation apparatus, Ultra flirtation unit, Biosafety Cabinet, Carbon dioxide Incubator, Ultrasound scanner with aspiration unit, Water Purification System, and Biofreezer with software for programmable freezing of embryos.

Energy Metabolism Laboratory

The laboratory is equipped with adiabatic auto bomb calorimeter, gas chromatography system, oxygen analyzer (Paramax-101), carbondioxide analyzer, methane analyzer rumination-chewing monitor and expired gas collection system with digital gas meter for carrying out basic research bioenergetics.


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