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IIT Guwahati Developed Portable Device to Detect Bacteria

Current context: Researchers at IIT Guwahati has developed a portable device to detect bacteria without any need of cell culture or microbiological assays.
IIT Guwahati Developed Portable Device to Detect Bacteria
  • The step is taken to detect and micro analyse bacteria as bacterial infection is a common cause of morbidity and mortality across the world.
  • The developed kit can analyse charges on the cell walls of bacteria, just as it is used to detect blood sugar.
  • The team work has got the patent for the development and was issued in the July 2019 'Journal of Materials Chemistry of the Royal Society of Chemistry'.
  • It is a hand held device and consists of bio-compatible sensor that can diagnose time-critical illnesses.

Question: 

Q.1 Researchers of which institute has recently developed a portable device to detect bacteria?
a. IIT Delhi
b. IIT Bombay
c. IIT Guwahati
d. IIT Kharagpur
IIT Guwahati Developed Portable Device to Detect Bacteria IIT Guwahati Developed Portable Device to Detect Bacteria Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 08, 2019 Rating: 5

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