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Biopolymer-Based Formulations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128168974, 9780128168981

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
eBook ISBN: 9780128168981
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd January 2020
Page Count: 966
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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 of biopolymers: food and biomedical applications
2. Enzymatic synthesis of flavonoid glucosides and their biochemical characterization
3. Fish gelatin: molecular interactions and applications
4. Peptides as biopolymers: past, present, and future
5. Microbial production of biopolymers with potential biotechnological applications
6. Animal-derived biopolymers in food and biomedical Technology
7. Application of CRISPR technology to the high production of Biopolymers
8. Biomedical and food applications of biopolymer-based Liposome
9. Nanosized magnetic particles for cancer theranostics
10. Core-shell biopolymer nanoparticles
12. Nanotechnology-based sensors
13. Functional amyloids
14. Lipid-derived renewable amphiphilic nanocarriers for drug delivery, biopolymer-based formulations: biomedical and food applications
15. Nanoencapsulation of nutraceutical ingredients
16. Nutraceutical encapsulation and delivery system for type 2 diabetes mellitus
17. Pickering emulsions stabilized by nanoparticles
18. Microencapsulation of bioactive compounds and enzymes for therapeutic applications
19. Rice husk silica for the stabilization of food-grade oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions
20. Oil-entrapped films
21. Tamarind seed polysaccharide: unique profile of properties and applications
22. Thermomechanical and surface morphology of biopolymer/nanoparticle composite films
23. Natural and bioderived molecular gelator-based oleogels and their applications
24. Hydrogels as biodegradable biopolymer formulations
25. Biopolymer-based oleocolloids
26. Gum-based hydrogels in drug delivery
27. Implant surface modification strategies through antibacterial and bioactive components
28. Edible films and coatings: an update on recent advances
29. Rheology and tribology assessment of foods: a food oral processing perspective
30. Biopolymer-based scaffolds: development and biomedical Applications
31. Phenolic nanoconjugates and its application in food
32. Oleogels for food applications
33. CNT-tamarind gum-based solid-textured composite hydrogels for drug delivery applications
34. Testicular tissue engineering: an emerging solution for in vitro spermatogenesis
35. Enrichment of edible coatings and films with plant extracts or essential oils for the preservation of fruits and vegetables
36. Collagen-based 3D structures - versatile, efficient materials for biomedical applications


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About the Editors

Kunal Pal

Dr. Kunal Pal is Professor-in-Charge of the Medical Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, in the Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor-in-Charge, Medical Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, 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

Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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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