Biopolymer-Based Formulations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128168974

Biopolymer-Based Formulations

1st Edition

Biomedical and Food Applications

Editors: Kunal Pal Indranil Banerjee Preetam Sarkar Doman Kim Win-Ping Deng Navneet Kumar Dubey Kaustav Majumder
Paperback ISBN: 9780128168974
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st January 2020
Page Count: 800
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Biopolymer-Based Formulations: Biomedical and Food Applications presents the latest advances in the synthesis and characterization of advanced biopolymeric formulations and their state-of-the-art applications across biomedicine and food science. Sections cover the fundamentals, applications, future trends, environmental, ethical and medical considerations, and biopolymeric architectures that are organized in nano, micro and macro scales. The final section of the book focuses on novel applications and recent developments. This book is an essential resource for researchers, scientists and advanced students in biopolymer science, polymer science, polymer chemistry, polymer composites, plastics engineering, biomaterials, materials science, biomedical engineering, and more.

It will also be of interest to R&D professionals, scientists and engineers across the plastics, food, biomedical and pharmaceutical industries.

Key Features

  • Provides in-depth coverage of methods for the characterization of the physical properties of biopolymeric architectures
  • Supports a range of novel applications, including scaffolds, implant coatings, drug delivery, and nutraceutical encapsulation systems
  • Includes the use of experimental data and mathematical modeling, thus enabling the reader to analyze and compare the properties of different polymeric gels


Researchers, scientists and (post)graduate students in the areas of biopolymers, polymer science, polymer chemistry, polymer composites, plastics engineering, biomaterials, materials science, nanotechnology, biomedical engineering, food science, and medicine. Scientists, R&D professionals, designers and engineers across industries and disciplines, including plastics, food, biomedicine, and molecular imaging

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Biopolymers
2. Functional bio-materials
3. Fish gelatin: molecular interactions and applications
4. Food Protein-derived Bioactive Peptides- Past, Present, and Future
5. Microbial production of biopolymers with potential biotechnological applications
6. Animal based biopolymers and their food and biomedical applications
7. Agricultural byproduct proteins: Emerging source for packaging applications
8. Polyhydroxy Alkanoate (PHA) as Biodegradable green plastic: Their application in biomedical field
9. Application of CRISPR technology to the high production of biopolymers
10. Liposomes
11. Nano-sized magnetic particles for cancer theranostics
12. Core–shell biopolymer nanoparticles
13. Nanotechnology based sensors
14. Functional Amyloids
15. Microemulsions and Nanoemulsions
16. Lipid derived renewable amphiphilic nano-carriers for drug delivery
17. Nanocellulose emerging applications
18. Nutraceutical encapsulation and delivery systems
19. Nutraceutical encapsulation and delivery system for type 2 diabetes Mellitu
20. Pickering emulsions stabilized by nanoparticles
21. Advance encapsulation techniques for Nutraceuticals and delivery systems
22. Microencapsulation of omega-3 fatty acid rich oils: stabilization, delivery and application
23. Microencapsulation of bioactive compounds and enzymes for therapeutic applications
24. Rice husk silica for the stabilisation of food emulsions
25. Oil entrapped films
26. Tamarind Seed Polysaccharide: Unique profile of properties and applications
27. Biopolymer-nanoparticle composite films
28. Emulgels
29. Hydrogels
30. Oleogels
31. Gum-based hydrogels in drug delivery
32. Implant surface modification strategies through antibacterial and bioactive components
33. Bioaerogels
34. Edible film packaging in foods
35. Edible Films and Coatings: An Update on Recent Advances
36. Rheology and tribology assessment of biopolymers (Food gels)
37. Scaffolds
38. Chitosan based nanocomposite films and coatings for food packaging and preservation
39. Drug delivery systems
40. Phenolic nanoconjugates and its application in food
41. Oleogels for food applications
42. Metal Oxide Nanoparticle based composite films
43. CNT- Tamarind gum based composite hydrogels for drug delivery applications
44. Biopolymers for Testicular Tissue Engineering: Emerging Solution for an Intimidating Task
45. Enrichment of edible coatings and films with plant extracts or essential oils for the preservation of fruits and vegetables
46. Foods for special nutrition states
47. Synergistic therapeutic efficacies of stem cells and bioscaffolds in regenerative wound healing
48. Collagen-based 3D structures –versatile, efficient materials for biomedical applications


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About the Editor

Kunal Pal

Dr. Pal pursued his graduation in Pharmacy from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India in the year 2002 followed by post-graduation in Biomedical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in the year 2004. Later, he did his Ph.D. in Materials Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India in the year 2006. Subsequently, he joined Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada as a post-doctoral fellow in the year 2007. During his tenure at Ryerson University, he served as Vice-Chair (Elect), HQPA, AFMNet Network of Excellence, Canada. He joined National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India in the year 2009 as an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering. He is currently the Professor-in-Charge of Medical Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory in the Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of technology, Rourkela, India. His major research interests revolve around Biomedical Signal Processing and Biomedical Equipment Design. He is also working in the fields of soft materials and controlled drug delivery. He has more than 140 publications in SCI cited journals of high repute, Book Chapters and peer-reviewed conferences. He is a very well cited researcher having more than 1800 citations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India

Indranil Banerjee

Prof. Indranil Banerjee did his Ph. D. in Biotechnology (Tissue Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India in the year 2011. Presently, is holding the position of an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering at National Institute of Technology- Rourkela. He is the Professor-in-Charge of the Bioprocess Laboratory and Biomicrofludics Laboratory. His group is actively involved in understanding the cell physiology in response to biomaterials developed on a length scale (nano to macro). He was a visiting scientist in Maxplanck Institute of Intelligent System, Germany. Dr. Banerjee has authored 35 SCI cited publications in various journals of repute with a total citation of more than 450. He is also serving as industrial consultant.

Affiliations and Expertise

Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada

Preetam Sarkar

Dr. Preetam Sarkar graduated with an MS in Food and Nutritional Sciences from California State University-Fresno and a PhD in Food Sciences from Purdue University. Thereafter, he has been working as an Assistant Professor of Food Sciences at National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India. Dr. Sarkar’s primary research interests lie in the development of delivery vehicles for the protection of functional molecules within food systems, and he is also working on the utilization of food processing techniques such as extrusion for the utilization of food by-products. He has published several research and review articles, as well as book chapters, in the area of food delivery systems.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Food Process Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India

Doman Kim

Prof. Kim is a Professor in the Department of International Agricultural Technology at Seoul National University. He also serves as a Director of the Institute of Food Industrialization, Institutes of Green Bio Science & Technology, SNU, and holds the post of Adjunct Professor at Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU-AgCenter, St. Gabriel, USA. Prof. Kim has published 192 research papers, and has registered 39 patents in South Korea, and 3 patents in the US. He also serves as the Editor of the ‘Journal of Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering’.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of International Agricultural Technology, Seoul National University, South Korea

Win-Ping Deng

Prof. Deng is Deputy Dean and Distinguished University Professor, at the College of Oral Medicine, Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan, and is also currently serving as a Chair Professor at Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan. Prof. Deng has completed notable research into the development of genetic recombination analysis in mammalian cells, and has pioneered regenerative medicine research using stem cells, platelet-rich plasma, and molecular imaging. Prof. Deng is current an Editor of the ‘Biomaterials’ journal, and previously served as Director of the Stem Cell Research Center at TMU.

Affiliations and Expertise

Deputy Dean and Distinguished University Professor, College of Oral Medicine, Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan

Navneet Kumar Dubey

Dr. Navneet Kumar Dubey obtained their PhD from the Graduate Institute of Biomedical Materials and Tissue Engineering, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan. He is currently a researcher at the Stem Cell Research Center, College of Oral medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan. He is also an adjunct faculty member of the Ceramics and Biomaterials Research Group, Advanced Institute of Materials Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. His major research interests focus on stem cell therapy, diabetes mellitus and musculoskeletal disorders. He obtained his Master of Technology from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India in 2009. He possesses over 3 years teaching experience in various renowned Indian organizations, including the National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar and NIMS University, Rajasthan. He has also published research papers in many high-impact journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, Stem Cell Research Center, College of Oral medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan

Kaustav Majumder

Dr. Majumder has a background in biotechnology, advanced materials, and food science, and his recent research has focused on bioactive food proteins and peptides, and therapeutic potential for the treatment, prevention, and management of metabolic disorders. Dr. Majumder has co-authored several journal articles and book chapters in related areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA

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