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

Both Covishield and Covaxin cut severity of Delta variant: Study

A study by AIG Hospitals and Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad reported that the requirement of ventilatory support was low among vaccinated people who contracted Delta variant.

published on : 18th July 2021

CCMB’s dry swab test cheaper, results akin to RT-PCR tests: Scientists

The dry swabs can be stored in around 25 degree celsius and transported for up to 24 hours and needs no requirement of cold chain thereby cutting costs.

published on : 1st June 2021

CCMB to study samples of deceased COVID-19 patients

The study is a bid to investigate further, the virus and its new variants, and how it is affecting the population.

published on : 25th May 2021

Coronavirus in Telangana's water bodies? Hyderabad-based CCMB to find out

An earlier study in August 2020 found that over 6 lakh people were already infected with Covid-19.

published on : 17th May 2021

Infection in Covid+ve lions at Hyderabad Zoo not caused by any variant of concern: Centre

The ministry said that the eight lions have been isolated and due care and necessary treatment has been provided. 

published on : 4th May 2021

Draft CMB awaiting Cabinet nod, claims Centre to buy time

The apex court had criticised the Centre for neither framing the scheme in six weeks as directed by it nor approaching the court prior to the March 31 deadline to convey difficulties.

published on : 2nd May 2018

Police list out 27 spots in Chennai for holding stir

The Chennai city police on Thursday released a list of 27 places, where protests, rallies and hunger strikes could be held. 

published on : 27th April 2018

Security for IPL match beefed up in Chennai; People wearing black coloured dress banned from entering Chidambaram stadium

More than 2,000 police personnel would be deployed at the stadium and, as a precautionary measure, people wearing black coloured dress will not be allowed to watch the match.

published on : 9th April 2018

Protests rage across Cauvery heartland, several detained in Tamil Nadu

As the ruling AIADMK and opposition parties took to the streets in protest against the delay in formation of the CMB, demonstrations and agitations raged across the Delta on Tuesday.

published on : 4th April 2018

Centre’s plea on flexibility in Cauvery Management Board composition draws flak

Plea seeks clarification on whether it can turn board into a mix of administrative and technical body; parties term the move as BJP tactic in view of K’taka polls.

published on : 1st April 2018

Cauvery Management Board: CM Palaniswami to plea against Supreme Court verdicts, tribunal order

He asserted that the AIADMK government would continue to take all steps to establish Tamil Nadu’s rights on Cauvery water as well as the rights of farmers.

published on : 1st April 2018
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