Encapsulation of Active Molecules and Their Delivery System

Encapsulation of Active Molecules and Their Delivery System

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  • Editors: Shirish Hari Sonawane, Bharat A. Bhanvase, Manickam Sivakumar
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128193631
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128193648

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Encapsulation of Active Molecules and Their Delivery System covers the key methods of preparation of encapsulation, as well as release mechanisms and their applications in food, biotechnology, metal protection, drug delivery, and micronutrients delivery in agriculture. The book also provides real-life examples of applications in food and other industries. Sections encompasses (i) Synthesis and characterization methods of micro- and nanocarriers as the delivery systems, (ii) Up-to-date encapsulation techniques in the areas of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and corrosion, (iii) The release methods of the encapsulated materials, and (iv) Industry perspectives, including scale up of the processes.

Key Features

  • Focuses on encapsulation processes in chemical and materials engineering and biotechnology
  • Provides a relevant resource for the pharmaceutical and food industries
  • Presents wide coverage on the entrapment of molecules that scales-up to industrial sized needs


Researchers in industry and scientists in academia working in chemical engineering, biotechnology, materials science, corrosion inhibition, and food technology

Table of Contents

  • 1. Current overview of Encapsulation

    2. PhysicoChemical characterization and Encapsulation relase studies

    3. Ultrasonic cavitation assisted synthesis of multilayer emulsion as an encapsulating and delivery systems for bioactive compounds

    4. Encapsulation of active molecules in pharmaceutical sector

    5. Sonochemical encapsulation of taxifolin in -cyclodextrin for improving its bioavailability and bioactivity for food

    6. Delivery of bioactive compounds in plants

    7. Bioactive molecule and/or cell encapsulation for controlled delivery in bone or cartilage tissue engineering

    8. Review on application of encapsulations process in agriculture different fields

    9. Nanofluids based delivery system, encapsulation of nanoparticles for stability to make stable nanofluids

    10. Corrosion and nanocontainer based delivery system

    11. Encapsulation and Delivery of Active Compounds using Nanocontainers for Industrial Applications

    12. Virus like particles (VLPs): Nano-carriers in targeted therapeutics

    13. Encapsulation and delivery of poorly soluble drugs

    14. Molecular recognition, selective targeting and overcoming gastrointestinal digestion by folic acid functionalized oral delivery systems in colon cancer.

    15. Mathematical modelling and simulation of the release of active agents from nanocontainers/microspheres

    16. Flavour encapsulation and release studies in food

    17. Encapsulation and delivery of antiparasitic drugs

Product details

  • No. of pages: 378
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: March 24, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128193631
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128193648

About the Editors

Shirish Hari Sonawane

Professor Shirish Sonawane currently workings as Professor at NIT Warangal India and head SRIC center for sponsored research and Industrial Consultancy. He has published more than 200 SCI journal and 36 book chapters and 2 books. He has filed 19 patents out of them 6 patent he been granted. Presently 2 PDF, 7 PhD and 2 M. Tech students are working and 17 Ph.Ds are awarded. Sonoprocess engineering, cavitation based Nanotechnology, Waste water treatment, process development for nanoparticle synthesis, polymer nanocomposite etc. are some of the interest fields. He received funding from MeitY, Govt. of India (2021) and DST WTI project, Govt. of India (2021), earlier he got international projects such as Indo-Tunisia Bilateral Project sponsored by DST, Govt. of India (2017), Indo-Russia DST-RFBR (2018), IMPRINT SERB project (2020), BIRAC-SRISTI- GYTI project, Govt. of India (2017), Department of Information and Technology, Government of India (2014). He is having more than 6000 citations. He is having international collaborations with Australia, Portugal, Russia, Malaysia, Tunisia etc. Dr. Sonawane had also dealt with 19 consultancy projects and 25 Research and development projects sponsored by various international and Indian government agencies and few of the projects are transferred in technology form to respective organization or industry. Dr. Shirish Sonawane has effectively combined synthesis and characterization of novel nano materials for successful application in state of the art processes such as paints, coatings, nano fluids, wastewater treatment, nanofiltration, fuel cells, and membranes. He is recipient of BOYSCAST Fellowship from DST, (2008-2009); Heritage Fellowship from Erasmus Mundus Program (European commission) in 2013; DST Young Scientists award (2007); Institution of Engineers India award (2016); Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences award (2016); (2017), BIRAC-SRISTI- GYTI award (2017), V.N.M.M award from IIT-Roorkee (2017), Fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences award (2017), Institution of Engineers India (2017), Alexander Von Humboldt Connect Program Germany (2020), NASI member (2020), NAWA (2020), IIChE Award for the Year 2020: Hindustan Dorr-Oliver Award (2020). He is the editorial board member of Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Nanoscience, Advances in Nanoparticles; Journal of Foods and Raw materials; Biotechnology, Chemical & Environmental Engineering and Chief Editor of Scientific Journal of Bulletin of the SUS University Series -Food and Biotechnology. He is the reviewer of several international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Chemical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana State, India

Bharat A. Bhanvase

Dr. Bharat A. Bhanvase is currently working as Professor and Head in Chemical Engineering Department at the Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His research interests focus on Wastewater Treatment, Solid Waste Management, Cavitation based processes for production, Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites, Process Intensification, Microfluidics, and Nanofluids. He obtained Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Pune. He has written 29 book chapters in internationally renowned books, 3-edited book. Further, he is a recipient of the Young Scientists (Award) start- up research grant from Science and Engineering Research Board, New Delhi (India) in the year 2015. Also he was the recipient of Best Scientist Award from Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University in 2017.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Chemical Engineering Department, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Manickam Sivakumar

Professor Sivakumar Manickam is a chemical engineer specialized in the process engineering of nanomaterials especially nano-pharmaceuticals. He is currently working with the University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus, and his research group concentrates on the process development of cavitation-based reactors towards technologically important nanomaterials. The group is also looking into the development of pharmaceutical nanoemulsions as well as utilizing novel carbon nanomaterials to design biosensors for the earlier detection of cancer and diabetes. He is the Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Exchange, Faculty of Engineering and is the Director of the Centre for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials at University of Nottingham.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Petroleum and Chemical Engineering Department, University of Technology Brunei, Brunei Darussalam

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