The scientist in this division focuses on identifying, isolating and developing drugs from various natural source having a potential to become a drug.
The scientist in this team especially focus on developing standardized Phytoextracts that function as nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals or nutricosmetics and help to skilfully commercialize them into finished products that meet ever increasing global needs.
Synthesis of a novel compound is a problem solving task, where a synthesis is designed for a target molecule by selecting optimal reactions from optimal starting materials. Development of new reactions and methodologies for the efficient synthesis of bioactive molecules.
The focus here is mainly on micropropagation of elite clones of plants with significant bioactivity. It also works on selected rare plants for propagation, through tissue culture techniques in the laboratory.
Biotechnology Division has developed stable probiotics and enzyme complexes. Experiments on biocatalytic conversion to enhance better recovery of certain bioactives are carried out here.