Last modified on: 17/10/2016

DBT supported research in aquaculture and marine biotechnology have led to a number of patents. Some of them are listed below:


Patent No. 260063 A process for preparing a consortium of bacteriophages useful for controlling luminous bacterial disease in shrimp larvae (Scientists involved- Indrani Karunasagar and Iddya Karunasagar).


Patent No 216295 Sequence of a portion of the genome of white spot syndrome virus affecting shrimp (Scientists involved- Iddya Karunasagar and Indrani Karunasagar).


US Patent 8945917 B2 Enhanced surface area conico-cylindrical flask (ES-CCF) for biofilm cultivation (Scientists involved- Sreyashi Sarkar, Debashis Roy, Joydeep Mukherjee).


Patent application Pat/ PCR primers for detection of WSSV of shrimp (Scientists involved- Iddya Karunasagar and Indrani Karunasagar).


Patent Application 347/DEL72011 Nested RT-PCR kit for betanodovirus of seabass (Scientist involved- Jitendran K.P.).


Patent Application Pat/4.9.15/06053 Oligonucleotide probe for detection and enumeration of Vibrio spp in aquaculture systems (Scientists involved- Iddya Karunasagar and Indrani Karunasagar).


Patent Aplication 840/DEL/2013 Biodegradable, biocompatible wound healing composition (Scientist involved- Muralidhara Kurup)


Patent Application 528/CHE/2013 Novel sodium channel blocker as an anticancer agent from sea anemone Actinia equina extract (Scientists involved- K. Satyamoorthy, Raghavendra Upadhya, Sneha Shetty, Indrani Karunasagar, Vasudevan, T.G.).


Patent application 2772/CHE/2011 Production of cold active beta galactosidase from a novel marine psychrophilic Thalassospira species and an improved process to increase its yield for industrial use thereof (scientists involved K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao).