CCMB's mRNA COVID vaccine more effective against variants

Since India lacked mRNA vaccine technology, CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has indigenously developed a better version of the mRNA vaccine.

published on : 14th May 2022

Scientists find likely genetic areas leading to Type-II diabetes among Indians

From India, nearly 22,000 individuals were analysed of which roughly 10,000 were analysed by the CCMB.

published on : 13th May 2022

'COVID-19 is indeed airborne', confirms CCMB-CSIR study

Some of their crucial findings from the analysis included that the virus could be frequently detected in air around Covid-19 patients.

published on : 4th May 2022

Study finds why cholesterol drug causes side-effects

Called cytoskeleton, cells’ architecture is made of proteins such as actins.

published on : 10th April 2022

CCMB leads consortium sequencing for Omicron

Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) will be leading the consortium of labs that will be deployed to detect the Covid-19 variant Omicron.

published on : 4th December 2021

Lost smell & taste due to Covid-19? This CCMB study can tell you why

Downregulation is the process by which a cell decreases the quantity of a cellular component, such as RNA or protein, in response to an external stimulus.

published on : 25th September 2021

Y chromosome plays vital role in evolution, finds CCMB

The new study is crucial, as generally, the DNA sequences on the Y chromosome are by and large present in multiple copies and very few of them code for proteins.

published on : 18th September 2021

Scientist flags India's slowing rate of genome sequencing

Genome sequencing is very crucial for the country to identify and take quick action against new variants which could be more virulent, as was the case with the Delta variant.

published on : 13th August 2021