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Nanotechnology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128149928, 9780128149935

Nanotechnology, Volume 46

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Andrew Ball Sarvesh Soni Volker Gurtler
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128149928
eBook ISBN: 9780128149935
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 21st May 2019
Page Count: 309
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction into Nanotechnology and Microbiology
Andrew S. Ball, Sayali Patil and Sarvesh K. Soni
2. Nano-realm for point-of-care (POC) bacterial diagnostics
Bandhan Chaterjee, Neeti Kalyani, Soonjyoti Das, Anjali Anand and Tarun Kumar Sharma
3. Applications of nanotechnology in food microbiology
Lily Jaiswal, Shiv Shankar and Jong-Whan Rhim
4. The Use of Nanomaterials for the Mitigation of Pathogenic Biofilm Formation
Aaron Elbourne, Vi Khanh Truong, Samuel Cheeseman, Piumie Rajapaksha, Sheeana Gangadoo, James Chapman and Russell J. Crawford
5. Biocompatible in situ gelling polymer hydrogels for treating ocular infection
Manu Sharma, Ankita Deohra, Kakarla Raghava Reddy and Veera Sadhu
6. Applications of nanotechnology in agriculture
Hemraj Chhipa
7. Use of Nanotechnology in Antimicrobial Therapy
Nitin Gupta, Divya Bharti Rai, Ashok Kumar Jangid and Hitesh Kulhari
8. Lipid nanomaterials for the delivery of antimicrobial peptides
Thomas G. Meikle, Jamie B. Strachan and Charlotte E. Conn
9. Synthetic gutomics: Deciphering the microbial code for futuristic diagnosis and personalized medicine
Pankaj Satapathy, Kounaina Khan, Aishwarya Tripurasundari Devi, Anirudh Gururaj Patil,
Avinash Mirle Govindaraju, Shubha Gopal, Mysore Nagalingaswamy Nagendra Prasad,
Veena Sunil More, Kakarla Raghava Reddy, Anjanapura V. Raghu, Shivaprasad Hudeda,
Sunil Shivaji More and Farhan Zameer
10. Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: Synthesis methods, properties and biomedical applications
Kakarla Raghava Reddy, P. Adinaraya Reddy, Ch. Venkata Reddy, Nagaraj P. Shetti, B. Babu, K. Ravindranadh, M.V. Shankar, Madhava C. Reddy, Sarvesh K. Soni and S. Naveen
11. Recent advances in nanoparticles-based strategies for cancer therapeutics and antibacterial applications
Surendra Gulla, Dakshayani Lomada, Vadli V.S.S. Srikanth, M.V. Shankar, Kakarla Raghava Reddy, Sarvesh K. Soni and Madhava C. Reddy


Nanotechnology, Volume 46, the latest release in the Methods in Microbiology series, contains review articles on the application of nanotechnology in various fields of microbiology, including environmental microbiology, food microbiology and medical microbiology. Chapters in this new release include discussions on the Biosynthesis of Nanomaterials Utilizing Biomacromolecules, Nanotechnology in Medical Biology – Application of Nanodiagnostics in Infectious Diseases, Applications of Nanotechnology in Food Microbiology, Biosynthesis of Nanomaterials Utilizing Microorganisms, Nanotechnology in Medical Biology – Interaction of Pathogens and Nanostructured Surfaces, Biocompatible Polymers: Synthesis Methods, Surface Functionalization and its Biomedical Applications, and The Bacterial Flagellum.

Key Features

  • Written by experts in the field of microbiology from all over the world
  • Contains high quality illustrations to enhance learning
  • Provides a comprehensive review of the literature in the area of nanotechnology


Nanotechnologists, Biochemists, Environmental Microbiologists, Food Microbiologists, Medical Microbiologists and Molecular Biologists


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Andrew Ball

Dr. Andrew S. Ball works at Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Remediation School of Science RMIT University, Australia

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Remediation School of Science RMIT University, Australia

Sarvesh Soni

Volker Gurtler

Volker Gurtler

Dr Gurtler is a Molecular biologist with extensive industry experience and expertise in DNA analysis for the identification and typing of organisms. He is known internationally as the author of the original methodology of ribotyping. He is Advisor to Geneious (Bioinformatics software company) and previous head of Molecular Biology at Austin Health Microbiology, currently Adjunct Professor at RMIT University, Editor of Journal of Microbiological Methods, Editor of Heliyon and Series Editor of Methods in Microbiology. Dr Gurtler is currently working in collaboration with Assoc. Prof Danilla Grando on ribosome analysis of E. coli isolates and association with virulence. He visits RMIT regularly to advise on experimental methods and help PhD students use Geneious Bioinformatic software.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia