Leads for Technology Development

Technology Transferred

using Phormidium valderianum BDU 30501 to

ABL Biotechnology Ltd. Chennai:
  • Aquafeed - A nutritive and nontoxic aquaculture feed using a marine cyanobacterium that can substitute expensive imported feeds has been developed and tested with fishes, prawns and frogs.

  • Blue natural colourant - A natural protein colourant, which has applications in immunodiagnostics and cosmetics.

  • Beta lactamase production - The enzyme has found applications to treat penicillin contaminated dairy products and blood before use.

  • Anti-viral properties from Marine Cyanobacterium for the HBV, HIV and HSV viruses tested under laboratory conditions.
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