Last modified on: 17/10/2016
Technology Transfer Through DBT

Products developed through Technology Transfer from DBT-funded projects available in the market

 

The Principal Investigators have developed products from DBT sponsored R & D projects and transferred the technology to the company for commercialization. The following products are available in the market for the benefit of shrimp farmers and hatchery operators. The details of products are summarized below:

 

Product - 1

Brand Name of the Product: AMPLI-WSSV (Detection of WSSV of shrimp)

Developed by Dr.I.Karunasagar and Dr.Indrani Karunasagar, College of Fisheries, Mangalore

Marketed by Mangalore Biotech Laboratory, Mangalore

Purpose:

AMPLI-WSSV is the kit designed to detect very low levels of WSSV in shrimp by PCR method. It is suitable for detection of WSSV in animals, water, sediments or any other source.

 

Product - 2

Brand Name of the Product: LUMI – NIL MBL

Developed by Dr.I.Karunasagar and Dr.Indrani Karunasagar, College of Fisheries, Mangalore

Marketed by Mangalore Biotech Laboratory, Mangalore

Purpose:

This product is useful for controlling luminous bacterial disease in shrimp hatcheries. The product is a consortium of novel bacteriophages. It can be used for preventing as well as treating luminous Vibriosis caused by Vibrio harveyi and can be a good alternative to antibiotics in aquaculture

 

Product - 3

Brand Name of the Product: AQUASTIM - MBL

Developed by Dr.I.Karunasagar and Dr.Indrani Karunasagar, College of Fisheries, Mangalore

Marketed by Mangalore Biotech Laboratory, Mangalore

Purpose:

Stimulating the immune response of shrimp by using bacterial and yeast products. Administration of Aquastim MBL by immersion or through feed stimulates the immune system of shrimp.

 

Product - 4

Product Name: PCR kit for Vbrio harveyi

Developed by Dr.I.Karunasagar and Dr.Indrani Karunasagar, College of Fisheries, Mangalore

Marketed by Mangalore Biotech Laboratory, Mangalore

Purpose:

This kit is useful in assessing the quality of Penaeus monodon larvae and for monitoring eggs, larvae and hatchery water for the presence of V. harveyi.

 

Product - 5

Product Name: Nitrifying Bioreactor for Re-circulating Aquaculture system

Designed by Dr.Bright Singh, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

Marketed by Oriental Aquamarine Biotech India (Pvt.) Ltd., Coimbatore

Purpose:

The reactor is proposed for building up Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) where total removal of organic matter with the help of an indigenous bioaugmentor preparation ‘DetrodigestTM’ and elimination of ammonia to elemental nitrogen by the nitrifying bacterial consortia immobilized on the cartridges of the reactors are accomplished.

 

Product - 6

Product Name: Dr.Sahul’s PCR kit

Developed by Dr.A.S.Sahul Hameed, OIE Reference Laboratory, C.Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam – 632509, Vellore TN.

Marketed by Poseidon Biotech, Chennai

Purpose:

This kit is useful to detect shrimp viruses such as WSSV, IHHNV, MBV and HPV. This kit has been distributed not only in India and also other countries like Tanzania, Sri Lanka etc. Till date, the Company has sold more than 600 kits worth about Rs.60,00,000 (equivalent to the amount of Rs.1,28,00,000 for import kits).

 

Product - 7

Product Name: Immuzone

Developed by Dr.A.S.Sahul Hameed, OIE Reference Laboratory, C.Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam – 632509, Vellore TN.

Marketed by Poseidon Biotech, Chennai

Purpose:

IMMUZONE is derived from an Indian medicinal plant and contains a group of compounds which enhance the immunity of shrimp against viral infections. It does not contain Glucans and Mannans. The company has sold more than 5,000 litres of this product worth about Rs.1,00,00,000.