Biochemistry, sometimes called Biological Chemistry, is the study of chemical processes within and relating to livingorganisms.By controlling information flow through biochemical signaling and the flow of chemical energy throughmetabolism, biochemical processes give rise to the complexity of life. Over the last 40 years, biochemistry has become so successful at explaining living processes that now almost all areas of the life sciences from botany to medicine are engaged in biochemical research. Today, the main focus of pure biochemistry is in understanding how biological molecules give rise to the processes that occur within living cells, which in turn relates greatly to the study and understanding of whole organisms.

Biochemistry is closely related to molecular biology, the study of the molecular mechanisms by which geneticinformation encoded in DNA is able to result in the processes of life. Depending on the exact definition of the terms used, molecular biology can be thought of as a branch of biochemistry, or biochemistry as a tool with which to investigate and study molecular biology.

Much of biochemistry deals with the structures, functions and interactions of biological macromolecules, such asproteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids, which provide the structure of cells and perform many of the functions associated with life. The chemistry of the cell also depends on the reactions of smaller molecules and ions. These can be inorganic, for example water and metal ions, or organic, for example the amino acids which are used to synthesize proteins. The mechanisms by which cells harness energy from their environment via chemical reactions are known as metabolism. The findings of biochemistry are applied primarily in medicine, nutrition, and agriculture. In medicine, biochemists investigate the causes and cures of disease. In nutrition, they study how to maintain health and study the effects of nutritional deficiencies. In agriculture, biochemists investigate soil and fertilizers, and try to discover ways to improve crop cultivation, crop storage and pest control.

Biochemistry is the study of chemical procedures within and involving living organisms. Biochemistry deals with the structures, functions and interactions of biological macromolecules, such as proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids, which provide the structure of cells and perform many functions associated with life. Biochemistry tests are to diagnose the chemical classification of a particular enzyme or protein in bodily fluid samples like blood or urine.

Hi .Tech has a team of well-qualified and experienced technologists and technicians, in the Biochemistry department under the eminent guidance of Dr. G. Jayachandran - MD (only on Sunday) to provide the best and the most accurate diagnostic results.

Using the state-of-the-art lab machineries, the Biochemistry division of Hi. Tech is doing the qualitative and quantitative analysis of body fluids such as blood, urine, spinal fluids, other body fluids, and Caliculi to provide a reliable analytical service and advice on the management of patients with metabolic disturbances.




Barcode specimen collection can virtually eliminate patient identification and specimen labeling errors during collection by removing all of the potential failure points. Wireless and barcode technology bring positive patient identification (PPID), positive specimen identification, and real-time specimen label printing to the bedside Here is how it works. The collector (phlebotomist, nurse, etc.) carries a portable label printer and a handheld computer capable of scanning barcodes. Nurses often opt to use laptops on mobile carts instead of handheld computers. The patient draw list displays on the screen. The collector scans the patient's barcoded wristband and documents the second identifier the patient provides. Once the patient's ID is positively confirmed, barcoded specimen labels print at the bedside. Specimens are then collected, labels are affixed, and the labeled tubes are scanned to complete the collection process. Patients and specimens are positively identified.

RARITAN, N.J. (July 22, 2011)  Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) today announced the launch of the VITROS® 5600 Integrated Chemistry Analyzer System, a state-of-the-art analyzer that delivers high-quality, reliable test results for mid- to high-volume laboratories using the same core technologies that drive reliability and efficiency throughout OCD?s portfolio of products. The new analyzer completes the VITROS® x600 Family of Systems, which includes the VITROS® 5600 Integrated System and the VITROS® 3600 Immunodiagnostic System. This portfolio of integrated instruments and broad, world-class menu of assays enable laboratories to deliver diagnostic results that help raise the standard of patient care in their institutions and networks.

The new AU 400 system is a fully automated, random access clinical chemistry analyser with all the benefits of Olympus Systems Compatibility. With a throughput of 400 photometric tests per hour the system provides high performance analysis, including STAT and ISE capability, in a compact package for small and medium size laboratories

  • Intuitive, easy-to-use and easy-to-train graphical user interface
  • On-board documentation (VDocs) with animated help
  • e-Connectivity Interactive System Management for proactive diagnostics and updates
  • 160 samples on board and a dedicated STAT lane
  • Disposable tip metering
  • Repeat, reflex and dilution testing
  • Up to 6-month calibration stability
  • True workflow consolidation with 80 tests on board (45 MicroSlide, 35 MicroTip) and 125 Reagent positions
  • Single-use disposable electrodes (Direct Potentiometry)
  • Parallel processing of routine and special tests for uncompromised workflow
  • MicroSensor sample quality indices
  • Reagentless, no additional sample volume requirements and no impact on productivity
  • True workflow consolidation with 80 tests on board (45 MicroSlide, 35 MicroTip) and 125 Reagent positions
  • 10 user-defined applications
  • No water, plumbing, drains, fixed probes or mixing assemblies


  • Based on gold standard HPLC technology
  • Fully automated analyzer minimizes operator intervention
  • Fast results in 2.2 minutes
  • Inter-assay and intra-assay CV< 2% for HbA1c allowing excellent patient management
  • Primary tube sampling with cap piercing
  • Barcode reader for sample identification
  • Offers flexibility to meet laboratory's requirements
  • Different types and sizes of primary tubes as well as secondary tubes can be loaded
  • Bi-directional communication possibility
  • User friendly operations to minimize operator error
  • Reliable and precise results
  • Easy and intuitive software
  • Touch screen operations
  • Based on reference method used in the DCCT (Diabetes Control and Complications Trial)
  • NGSP and IFCC certified

Home Visit For Blood Collection

An unexpected disease in our life or that of someone we know could create havoc and bring out life in a state of tumult. Hi.Tech Diagnostics Center, a fine epitome in the matters of authentic, fast, and accurate results, using the state-of-the-art machines presents Home Blood Collection Division.

If you are someone physically ailing or not wishing to go to a diagnostic center to get your regular blood tests done, then give us a ring or make a request through our Hi. Tech website with your detailed address and contact number, this ...

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