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Under Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory (SNSC)
A unit of Medical Research Foundation
SNSC Clinical Laboratory, Biochemistry lab is one of the few laboratories in India to receive NABL certification for the biochemical investigations as per international standard of quality of work. This accreditation was obtained in the year 2007 was recertified successfully in the years 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015 consecutively
Dr. S.B. Vasanthi
Director SNSC Clinical Laboratory
Signing authorities
Dr.N.Angayarkanni
Dr.S.Krishana Kumar
Dr. Doreen Gracias
BIOCHEMISTRY-ANALYTICAL LABORATORY FACILITY
Investigation done as part of Inborn errors of metabolism
 
Inborn errors metabolism – urine (Maple syrup urine diseases, cysteine, ferric chloride test for phenyl ketonuria, Millons test for tyrosine, Molisch’s test for carbohydrates, reducing sugards, screening for Homocystinuria)
Homogentistic acid in urine.
Mucopolysaccharide in urine.
Paper chromatography for galactose, xylose, and other reducing sugar in urine and plasma.
Paper chromatography for Ornithine and citrulline
Amino acid analysis in urine and plasma by HPLC
Facility :
Aminoacid profile
Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
 
HPLC 1101- Agilent HPLC- Shimadzu Prominence
List of Amino acid detected in the profile
Profile 1: Ser, His, Gly, Ala, Arg, Tyr, Thr, Val, Met, Phe,Leu, Lys, Ile, His,
Profile 2 : Ser, Tau, OHPro, Thr,Glu, ,Pro, Ala, Val, Met, ILe,Leu, Tyr, Phe, His, Lys, Arg, Orn.
Trace Element Analysis in biological specimen:
Copper, Zinc,Iron , Chromium, Selenium, Arsenic, Mercury, Cadmium, Lead.
 
NABL
 
 
Total Biochemistry Investigations : 50
Total accredited tests – Clinical Biochemistry : 19
Dr.N.Angayarkanni – Quality Manager
Ms. R. Punitham –Sr. Lab Manager
Ms. U.J ayanthi – Junior Executive
Mr. A. Ravikumar – Executive
 
 
Since 2007
2009 - recertification
2011 – recertification
2013 – next due
 
 
 
Special Clinical Biochemistry Facility
27 Investigations done
 
 
ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME
AMINOACID – HPLC
HOMOCYSTEINE/
HBA1C
MICRO ALBUMIN,
TRACE ELEMENTS
LACTATE
PYRUVATE
G6PD
ANTIOXIDANTS
VITAMIN – A,E,C
Name of the Institutions for analytical facility offered:
University of Delhi South campus
Department of biotechnology RVR & JC College of engineering Guntur. Andhra Pradesh
SRM University, Chennai.
Department of biotechnology Bharathidasan University
CLRI - Chennai
Veterinary college, Chennai
Amity University, Noida U.P
Government Ophthalmology Hospital, Chennai
Karpaga Vinayaga college, Madurandagam
Annamalai university, Chidambaram
ELDER pharma ltd, Mumbai
INDO BIOACTIVE labs, Pune
Alagappa University, Karaikudi
Krishgen biosystem, Mumbai
ARMATS BIOTEK, Chennai
Child Trust hospital, Chennai
Lady Doak collage, Madurai
Pondicherry University.

Contact Details:
Dr. N. Angayarkanni, Prof. & Head of the Department
Department of Biochemistry and Cell biology
5th floor, New Research block, Vision Research Foundation
No. 41, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 006
Tel: 28271616 Extn. 1341, Fax: 28254180
Email: drak@snmail.org