Achievements

Success Stories

  1. Development of antioxidants rich colored wheat to combat malnutrition

Technology/ Products

  1. A modified plasmid vector system with a novel N-terminal tag that manifold enhances the expression of recombinant proteins in Escherichia coli
  2. Gene silencing of wheat phytic acid transporter gene to achieve low phytate content in wheat grains
  3. Nutraceutical colored wheat with high anthocyanin content
  4. Bread wheat (Triticum aestivum) lines with high amylose or resistant starch in seed

Patents filed: Five

  1. A provisional Indian patent has been filed on “A recombinant Mastrevirus as a viral vector system”. (639/DEL/2013). (Rakesh Tuli, Jitendra Kumar, Jitesh Kumar).
  2. A provisional Indian patent has been filed on the process of preparation of naturally colored speciality biscuits and other bakery products using anthocyanin rich Indian wheat lines as ingredients(s) (TEMP/E-1/1831/2017-DEL Monika Garg, Saloni Sharma).
  3. A process has been developed for immobilization of the chimeric enzyme, Smt3-d-psicose 3-epimerase, and production of nearly zero calorie sugar, D-psicose, from agro-industrial residues. This process is IPR protected by filing a patent in India. (Patent File No. 201611044752) (Sudhir Singh, Nitin Singhal, Rajendra S Sangwan).
  4. Process for encapsulating macrobiomolecules in solid lipid nanoparticles. [TEMP/E-1/2724/2016-DEL] Dated 28.01.2016. (Indu Pal Kaur, Gaurav Sharma, Kanwaljit Chopra, Sanjeev Puri, Mahendra Bishnoi, Parveen Rishi).
  5. Probiotic formulation for targeting colon cancer Status: Approved by NRDC, New Delhi for funding. In process of filling (PAA 2390/AM/SBS/Y). (Indu Pal Kaur, Parneet Kaur Deol, Mahendra Bishnoi, Kanthi Kiran Kondepudi).