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Biosensing-based EDC Detection System

Biosensing-based EDC Detection System

Why in news? Recently, The Secretary, MeitY has launched Technology for Biosensing system for the detection of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in aquatic ecosystems.

About:

  • The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Kolkata in collaboration with ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore under the ‘National programme on Electronics and ICT applications in Agriculture and Environment (AgriEnIcs)’ has developed the technology.
  • The Biosensing based EDC detection system (MEAN), was also transferred to the Arogyam Medisoft Solution Private Limited for further commercialization of the same technology.

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs)

  • EDCs are substances in the environment (air, soil, or water supply), food sources, personal care products, and manufactured products that interfere with the normal function of your body’s endocrine system.

 

https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1892004

 

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