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Food, Medical, and Environmental Applications of Polysaccharides provides a detailed resource for those interested in the design and preparation of polysaccharides for state-of-the-art applications. The book begins with an introductory section covering sources, chemistry, architectures, bioactivity, and chemical modifications of polysaccharides. Subsequent parts of the book are organized by field, with chapters focusing on specific applications across food, medicine, and the environment. This is an extremely valuable book for researchers, scientists, and advanced students in biopolymers, polymer science, polymer chemistry, biomaterials, materials science, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, cosmetics, medicine, food science, and environmental science.
This important class of biopolymer can offer attractive properties and modification potential, enabling its use in groundbreaking areas across food, medical, and environmental fields. The book will be of interest to scientists, R&D professionals, designers, and engineers who utilize polysaccharide-based materials.
- Presents comprehensive information of the polymeric structures and properties that can be developed from polysaccharides
- Offers systematic coverage of classification, synthesis, and characterization, enabling targeted design and preparation of polysaccharides for specific applications
- Explores advanced methods, for novel applications across food, medicine, and the environment
Academic: Researchers, scientists and advanced students in biopolymers, polymer science, polymer chemistry, biomaterials, materials science, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, cosmetics, medicine, food science, and environmental science. Industry: Scientists, R&D professionals, designers and engineers, across industries and disciplines, looking to utilize polysaccharide-based materials
Part I: Introduction
1. Introduction to polysaccharides
2. Bioactivity of the polysaccharides
3. Chemical modifications of polysaccharides
Part II: Food applications
4. Protein separation and purification
5. Edible films
6. Oil entrapped films
9. Nutraceutical delivery systems
Part III: Medical applications
10. Tissue engineering
12. Drug delivery systems
13. Antitumor activity of polysaccharides
14. Polysaccharides for osteoarthritis therapy
15. Polysaccharides for ocular disorder therapy
16. Environment-responsive polysaccharides
17. Antimicrobial polysaccharides
18. Immobilization of probiotics
19. Immobilization of enzymes
20. Wound dressings
Part IV: Environmental applications
22. Marine applications
23. Electrochemical biosensors
24. Immobilization of microbial cells
25. Effluent treatment using polysaccharides
26. Biodiesel production
27. Reinforcing agents in green composites
28. Environment-responsive polysaccharides
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- 2nd December 2020
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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.
Professor-in-Charge, Medical Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
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.
Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
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.
Assistant Professor, Department of Food Process Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
He received his PhD in Biofluidic Engineering at Jadavpur University, India in 2016. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India. He has more than 20 research publications in peer-reviewed SCI/Scopus journal. He has also edited one book in IGI Global and published 4 book chapters. He served as guest editor to Journal of Healthcare Engineering. He is a reviewer to many journals like Journal of Bionanoscience, Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, Journal of Cognitive Neurodynamics, Journal of Scientific Report-Nature, Journal of Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics: An Internal Journal, Acta Biomechanics and Bioengineering, and Journal of Computer Methods in Medicine. He is a visiting scientist to Kazan Federal University, Russia (2017-2020). His primary research area includes Tissue Engineering, Microfluidic system for tissue engineering and point-of-care device development, Organoid development, biomechanics, and Cognitive Neuroscience.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India
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’.
Professor, Department of International Agricultural Technology, Seoul National University, South Korea
Assistant Professor, SABIC Polymer Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Maji obtained his Ph. D. in Materials Science from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India in 2010. After 1.5 years of postdoctoral research with Professor Dr. Seema Agarwal and Professor Dr. Andreas Greiner at Philipps University Marburg (Germany), he moved to Ghent University (Belgium) for his second postdoctoral training with Professor Richard Hoogenboom. From July 2017, he was appointed as Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), Chennai, India. He has authored more than 40 SCI cited publications in various journals of repute and book chapters. He is recipient of prestigious Alexander von Humboldt fellowship of Germany (2010) and FWO Pegasus Marie Curie Fellowship of Belgium (2012).
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur, Tamilnadu, India
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