|Company Name||ABL Biotechnologies Ltd.|
|Address||No.55, Third East Street,
Kamaraj Nagar, Tiruvanmiyur,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
|Zip / Postal Code||600001|
|Telephone||+91 44 42020501/42020502|
|Fax||+91 44 42020957|
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ABL Biotechnologies Limited (ABL), based in Chennai, South India, is a publicly held company incorporated in 1992 and a pioneer in harnessing the biodiversity of the Indian Marine environment. ABL has been working on identification and commercial extraction of bio-chemicals, predominantly from microbes, that have far reaching applications as nutritional, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and industrial intermediates.
ABL's Research and Development facility located at Vishakapatnam was the only one in the private sector in India, to be accorded accreditation and recognition by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. The Microbial Metabolites Laboratory at Chennai works on evaluating new sources of biochemicals from marine organisms.
ABL has been conducting research on Polysaccharides, Essential Fatty Acids, Natural Pigments, Tracers and Tags with considerable success. Present focus includes work on pharmaceuticals like anti-bacterials and anti-virals, enzymes, bio-molecular materials, bio-monitors and diagnostics, bio-pesticides, bioremediation and aquaculture
In addition to in-house competencies, ABL enjoys a symbiotic and collaborative relationship through joint development programmes with institutions of advanced research in India, like the National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, the National Institute of Oceanography, The Madras University and the Dr.A.L.M Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Madras.
ABL's efforts are focused at the enormous potential of Indian biodiversity for the production of new tools to both fight as well as prevent disease. ABL's initiatives will be towards:
Sale or licensing of technologies
Production of Biochemical intermediates
Aquatic Biotechnology Research
Formulation of products for the therapeutics industry
|Last Updated: 2009-10-30 22:20:56|
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