|Leads for Technology Development
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.