COVID-19 Research

Title :

10-minute paper-based test kit to detect SARS-CoV-2

Area of research :

COVID-19 Research, Life Sciences & Biotechnology

Focus area :

COVID -19 Diagnostics

Principal Investigator :

Dr Yogesh Arvind Karpe, Scientist, Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune

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Executive Summary :

This project aims to develop a ‘nucleic acid-based biosensor’ with the help of ‘nanotechnology’ to detect COVID-19 infection within 10 minutes. Combining nanotechnology with nucleic acid biosensing could facilitate the development of paper-based qualitative and rapid diagnostic kits.

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