Bionanocomposites

Bionanocomposites

Green Synthesis and Applications

1st Edition - June 21, 2020

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  • Editors: Khalid Mahmod Zia, Farukh Jabeen, Muhammad Naveed Anjum, Saiqa Ikram
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128167519
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128168905

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Description

Bionanocomposites: Green Synthesis and Applications provides an in-depth study on the synthesis of a variety of bionanocomposites from different types of raw materials. In addition, the book offers an overview on the synthesis and applications of environmentally friendly bionanocomposites, with an emphasis on bionanocomposites of natural products. Final sections focus on various characterization techniques, their production, and the future prospects of sustainable bionanocomposites.

Key Features

  • Outlines the major characterization methods and processing techniques for bionanocomposites
  • Explores how bionanocomopsites are being used to design new projects in medicine and environmental engineering
  • Discusses how the properties of a variety of bionanocomposite classes make them suitable for particular industrial applications

Readership

Materials scientists, engineers and manufacturers in biomedicine and environmental engineering

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synthetic Materials to Bionanocomposites: An overview
    2. Polymer blends as matrix materials for the preparation of nanocomposites
    3. Natural polymers as constituents of bionanocomposites
    4. Processing Methods of Bionanocomposites
    5. Characterization Techniques for Bionanocomposites
    6. Chitin and Chitosan-Based Bionanocomposites
    7. Starch-Based Bionanocomposites
    8. Alginate-Based Bionanocomposites
    9. Cellulose-Based Bionanocomposites
    10. Curcumin-Based Bionanocomposites
    11. Glycogen-Based Bionanocomposites
    12. Protein-Based Bionanocomposites
    13. Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) based bionanocomposites
    14. Polymeric materials as Bionanocomposites
    15. Computational Studies on Bionanocomposites
    16. Bionanocomposites in Food Industry
    17. Biomedical Applications of Bionanocomposites
    18. Applications of Bionanocomposites in Agriculture
    19. Bionanocomposites in Water Treatment
    20. Bionanocomposites in Sensor Technology
    21. Enzyme based therapeutic applications of bionanocomposites
    22. Future Horizons of Bionanocomposites

Product details

  • No. of pages: 588
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: June 21, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128167519
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128168905

About the Editors

Khalid Mahmod Zia

Khalid Mahmod Zia is Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. His research focuses on the design of biocompatible products, and the synthesis and characterization of biodegradable polyurethane by incorporation polysaccharides into the backbone of PUs to be applicable as biomedical implants.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan

Farukh Jabeen

Farukh Jabeen is a Research Fellow at the Center for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases, Laurentian University, Canada. Her research the modelling of biomolecules and computer-aided drug delivery systems.

Affiliations and Expertise

Center for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases, Laurentian University, Canada

Muhammad Naveed Anjum

Muhammad Naveed Anjum is Assistant Professor,Department of Applied Chemistry & Biochemistry, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. His research focuses on the synthesis of nanostructures of polymer and their applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan

Saiqa Ikram

Dr. Saiqa Ikram is Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University) New Delhi, India. She previous held research posts at Delhi College of Engineering and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Dr. Ikram’s research interests include inorganic chemistry, polymer synthesis, nanomaterials, and bio-based materials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, New Delhi Central University, India

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