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Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128234266

Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Editor: Chaudhery Hussain
Paperback ISBN: 9780128234266
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st October 2021
Page Count: 524
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Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology is a collection of the most recent scientific advancements in the fundamental application of microbial nanotechnology across various sectors. This comprehensive handbook highlights the vast subject areas of microbial nanotechnology and its potential applications in food, pharmacology, water, environmental remediation, etc. This book will serve as an excellent reference handbook for researchers and students in the food sciences, materials sciences, biotechnology, microbiology and in the pharmaceutical fields.

Microbial nanotechnology is taking part in creating development and innovation in various sectors. Despite the participation of microbial nanotechnology in modern development, there are some hindrances. The lack of information, the possibility of adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability are still a challenge. This handbook addresses these challenges.

Key Features

  • Offers up-to-date, scientific information on the integration of microbiology and nanotechnology
  • Explores how nanotechnology can improve the detection of trace chemical contaminants, viruses and bacteria in food and other industry applications
  • Provides readers with a fundamental understanding of microbial nanotechnology and its challenges
  • Includes real-time applications with case studies to illustrate how microbial nanotechnology influences modern sciences and technologies


A broad range of scientists in food, biological, and material sciences. Chemists, manufacturing scientists and engineers, pharmacists, biologists who are involved and interested in the future frontiers of microbial nanotechnology. Advanced students; grad students

Table of Contents

1. Characterisation of Microbial nanotechnology

PART I: Microbial and related synthesis of nanomaterials
2. Green synthesis of nanomaterials

PART II: Microbial nanotechnology in food Industry
3. Food packaging
4. Antimicrobial packaging
5. Microbial Polymer nanocomposite

PART III: Microbial nanotechnology in diagnostic methods
6. Pathogen identification through surface marker recognition

PART IV: Microbial nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation and Water resources
7. Enzyme incorporated nanotechnology in wastewater treatment
8. Microbes incorporated nanomaterials for water purification
9. Nanosensors for pathogens and contamination detection
10. Green nanotechnology for Environment

PART V: Microbial Nanotechnology: utilization of atomic force microscopy
11. Atomic force microscopy with Microbial Nanotechnology
12. Flow cytometry
13. Raman spectroscopy

PART VI: Microbial Nanotechnology: Imaging growth and division of cells
13. Microbial Nanotechnology in energy devices
14. Nanoparticle Facilitated Electron Transfer in Microbial Fuel Cells

PART VII: ELSI and Safety Issues of Microbial Nanotechnology
15. Regulations and Risk Assessment of Microbial Green nanotechnology
16. Toxicity of Microbial nanotechnology

PART VIII: Sustainable Future and Microbial Nanotechnology
17. Modern Society and Microbial nanotechnology
18. Future of Microbial Green nanotechnology


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About the Editor

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain is Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Director of Chemistry & EVSc Labs in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on the applications of Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, Environmental Management, Analytical Chemistry and various industries. He is author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as prolific author and editor of several scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA

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