Innovative Nutrition and Communicable Diseases (CINHD)

Research Facilities


Hot  Air Oven

  • Hot air oven with microprocessor PID controller, stainless-steel chambers
  • Useful in various scientific research institutions
  • Generally used for drying or moisture removal from materials

Colloid Mill (Lab Colloid Mill – Water Jacketed)

  • Water jacketed colloid mill is homogenizer-cum-emulsifier unit
  • It is used in formulation development for various processes such as homogenizing, emulsifying, dispersing, mixing etc.
  • This is pilot plant model suitable for small, medium, as well as large batches of production

Freeze Dryer

  • Freeze drying is a technique to remove moister from the products in the frozen state, maintaining product’s native structure and biochemical properties
  • Advantageous in heat labile biological preparations like antibiotic, vaccine, blood product, enzyme hormone and other biological preparations


  • UV/ VIS spectrophotometer with computer control also can be used stand alone with touch screen pad
  • Useful in various scientific research institutions It has variable spectral bandwidth with slit 2.0 nM
  • Generally used for photometric measurement, spectrum scans, kinetic measurements, quantitative determination and DNA/Protein Analysis

Rotary Vacuum Evaporator (Rotavap)

  • It is a device used in laboratories for efficient and gentle removal of solvents from samples by evaporation. The solvent is removed under vacuum which lowers it's boiling point eliminating the need for high temperature distillation.
  • Rotary vacuum evaporators are used for concentration, crystallization, drying, separation and solvent recovery.

Gas Chromatograph System

  • The full-functional touch screen gives a visual report of the system configuration
  • Equipped with FID detector
  • Software optimized for data collection, data analysis and report generation
  • USB compatible

High-Pressure Thin-Layer Chromatography (HPTLC)

  • High-pressure thin-layer chromatography system equipped with an automatic TLC sampler (Linomat 5), TLC scanner 3, and integrated software Win-Cats version 4
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of active compounds in medicinal plant/herbal extracts/formulations
  • HPTLC fingerprint of extracts/fractions/formulations
  • Preparative HPTLC for isolation of active constituent from extracts/herbal drug

Stability Chamber

  • Stability chambers useful in carrying out stability studies as per International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines under controlled temperature and humidity
  • The instrument is useful for long term, short term and accelerated shelf life stability studies of drugs/products and packaged products

Biological Safety Cabinet

  • Haier HR40-IIA2 biological safety cabinet
  • Inward airflow for worker protection
  • Vertical HEPA filter laminar flow experimental material protection
  • Exhaust system with HEPA filter for environmental protection
  • Equipped with 220V 2A electric supply inside the work space

CO2 Incubator

  • New Brunswick Galaxy 170S Direct-Heat CO2 Incubator
  • Equipped with IR CO2 sensor with automatic auto-zero programmable function
  • Gentle convection circulation instead of forced air circulation of the chamber atmosphere for maintaining constant temperatures and CO2 levels throughout the chamber

Inverted Microscope

  • MagnÜs INVI inverted microscope
  • Ergonomic compact design
  • Vertical HEPA filter laminar flow experimental material protection
  • Equipped with wile field plan eyepieces (4X, 10X, 20X and 40X)
  • 360°C rotable moving head
  • Detachable camera assembly for photography

Microplate Reader

  • Microplate reader with computer control also can be used stand alone with touch screen pad
  • Useful in various scientific research institutions
  • Colour touch screen for quick easy operation
  • Generally used for absorbance based assays

Auto Hematology Analyzer

  • Hematology analyzer is fully automated, compact with in-built thermal printer
  • High throughput
  • 19 build in parameters with 3 histograms
  • Coloured LCD display

Biochemistry Analyzer

  • Erba clinical chemistry analyzer with in-built monitoring of Q.C.
  • Used in absorbance and coagulation based assays
  • 200 user defined programs with last 1000 test report memory
  • High resolution LCD display