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Bionanocomposites - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128167519


1st Edition

Green Synthesis and Applications

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Editors: Khalid Mahmood Zia Farukh Jabeen Muhammad Naveed Anjum Saiqa Ikram
Paperback ISBN: 9780128167519
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th June 2020
Page Count: 588
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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


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


Materials scientists, engineers and manufacturers in biomedicine and environmental engineering


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About the Editors

Khalid Mahmood 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