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PROJECTS

RESEARCH WORKS CARRIED OUT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BRULAC-DRC

 

Animal Studies

  • Animal handling, animal house maintenance and breeding techniques
  • Animal behavioral studies
  • Animal Implant studies
  • Neurological and anxiety studies
  • Toxicological studies
  • Wound healing studies
  • Various disease models
  • Retro orbital bleeding – Blood collection
  • Euthanasia and dissection for collection of different organs

 

Anatomical Studies (in vivo models)

  • Transcardial Perfusion and Fixation of various organs
  • Collection and analysis of brain and its different regions (Hippocampus, Basal Ganglia, etc.)
  • Histopathological report
  • Histopathology slide preparations
  • Immunohistochemistry analysis
  • Andrological studies
  • Cardiovascular studies
  • Nephrological studies
  • Developmental and birth anomalies studies
  • Disease models with therapeutic strategy

 

Behavioral studies

  • Elevated Plus Maze for rat and mice
  • Y-maze for rat and mice
  • Open Field Activity for rat and mice
  • Actophotometer
  • Rotatory rod
  • Narrow beam Walking
  • Grid walking
  • Hanging test
  • Cylinder test
  • Pole climbing
  • Swimming test
  • Restrainers
  • Metabolic Cage analysis

 

Biochemistry

  • Analysis of whole blood, plasma, serum and tissue homogenate
  • Protein estimation
  • Lipid profile estimation
  • Liver profile (Hepatic enzymes and parameters)
  • Renal profile
  • Estimation of Neurotransmitters
  • Oxidative stress parameters
  • Disease markers
  • Metal toxicity
  • Molecular analysis
  • DNA, RNA and protein isolations
  • Electrophoresis
  • SDS-PAGE
  • PCR

 

Microbiology

  • Characterization and Identification of Microbes
  • Antimicrobial sensitivity tests
  • MIC and MBC determination
  • Antibiotic resistance mechanisms
  • Virulence factor determination
  • Antimicrobial activity of herbal formulations
  • Molecular gene analysis by PCR
  • Serological investigations
  • ELISA

 

 Pharmacological/Toxicology Studies

  • Hepatological studies
  • Various toxicology assays
  • Drug effectivity and dosage (LD50) estimations
  • Mortality and recovery of animals

 

Plant Studies

  • Dry and wet Extraction by using different extraction methods
  • Analysis of phytochemicals
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-microbial studies
  • Separation of phytochemicals
  • Isolation and preservations