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PART 1: BASIC PRINCIPLES
1. Nanobiocatalysis: An introduction
2. Nanomaterials for enzyme immobilization
3. Enzyme in nanocarrierss: Mathematical modeling and simulations
4. Mechanisms of interaction of enzymes and supports
5. Nanomaterials based artificial enzymes
PART 2: NANOMATERIALS IN BIOCATALYSTS
6. Carbon nanotubes/nanorods
7. Gold Nanoparticles in biocatalysis
8. Graphene oxides nanoparticles in biocatalysis
9. Silica nanoparticles in biocatalysis
10. Metal oxide nanoparticles in biocatalysis
11. Nanostructured organic supports
12. Metal organic frameworks for biocatalysis
PART 3: EMERGING APPICATIONS
13. Nanobiocatalysists for Bioelectronics and Biosensors
14. Nanobiocatalysists for Therapeutic applications
15. Nanobiocatalysists for Biotransformations and biodegradations
16. Nanobiocatalysists for Drug delivery
17. Nanobiocatalysists for Biofuel cells
18. Nanobiocatalysists for Stem Cell Applications
19. Nanobiocatalysists for Future trends
20. Current pilot scale and industrial scale up applications
21. Nanobiocatalysists: Conclusion and Future trends
Nanomaterials for Biocatalysis explains the fundamental design concepts and emerging applications of nanoscale biocatalysts, such as bioconversions, bioelectronics, biosensors, biocomputing and therapeutic applications.
Nano-biocatalyst refers to the incorporation of enzymes into nanomaterials. These enzyme-enhanced nanocarriers have many advantages, including low mass transfer limitation, high enzyme capacity, better stabilization, and the formation of single-enzyme nanoparticles. Smart nanocontainers have been developed for the smart release of their embedded active substances. These smart releases can be obtained by using smart coatings as their outer nanoshells. In this regard, the enzyme could be released from nanocontainers by external or internal stimuli which refer to the chemical/physical/biochemical changes within or surrounding the nanocontainer. In addition, these nanocontainers could protect the enzymes from chemical or metabolic alterations on their delivering pathways towards the target.
This is an important reference source for materials scientists and chemical engineers who want to know more about how nanomaterials are being used for biocatalysis applications.
- Explains the major fabrication techniques and applications of nanobiocatalysts
- Shows how nanobiocatalysts are used in a variety of environmental and biomedical sectors
- Assesses the major challenges to the widespread manufacture of nanobiocatalysts
Materials scientists and engineers
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- 1st August 2021
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Guillermo R Castro is a Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry - Biotechnology Area at the University of La Plata, Argentina. His areas of research are microbial and biomedical biotechnology, non-aqueous enzymology, bio-transformations. biopolymers (production and industrial uses), controlled release of molecules, nanobiotechnology, and hybrid materials.
Full Professor, Department of Chemistry - Biotechnology Area, University of La Plata, Argentina
Ashok Kumar is an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, at Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, India. His research areas are in enzymology, biocatalysis, biopolymers, enzyme immobilization, and bioenergy.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, India
Tuan Anh Nguyen is Head of the Microanalysis Department, Institute for Tropical Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam. His research focuses on advanced nanomaterials, and nanotechnology for corrosion and materials integrity in transportation systems.
Head, Microanalysis Department, Institute for Tropical Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam
Xianghui Qi is a Professor in the School of Food & Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, China. His research interests: biosynthesis of high value-added chemicals by microbes and engineered strains; especially focused on the discovery of novel enzymes and strains, directed evolution and rational design of enzymes, metabolic pathways engineering, biotransformation synthesis, microbial omics and metabolic regulation, fermentation engineering, and molecular mechanism of biosynthesis.
Professor in the School of Food & Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, China
Ghulam Yasin is an Academic Researcher in the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Soft Matter Science and Engineering, College of Energy, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China. His research area is in the preparation of carbon materials including graphene, carbon nanotubes and heteroatoms doped carbon nanoarchitectures for energy storage and conversion devices/technologies.
Academic Researcher, Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Soft Matter Science and Engineering, College of Energy, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
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