Nanotechnology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128149928

Nanotechnology, Volume 46

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Andrew Ball Sarvesh Soni Volker Gurtler
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128149928
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st May 2019
Page Count: 210
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction into nanotechnology and microbiology
Andy Ball
2. Biosynthesis of nanomaterials utilising biomacromolecules
Sarvesh Soni
3. Future Perspectives
Sarvesh Soni
4. Nanotechnology in medical biology – application of nanodiagnostics in infectious diseases
Tarun Kumar Sharma
5. Applications of Nanotechnology in Food Microbiology
Shiv Shankar
6. Biosynthesis of nanomaterials utilising microorganisms
Absar Ahmad
7. Nanotechnology in medical biology – interaction of pathogens and nanostructured surfaces
Russell Crawford
8. Biocompatible polymers: Synthesis methods, surface functionalization and its biomedical applications
Kakarla Raghava Reddy
9. The bacterial flagellum as an example of natural nanomachine? Or alternatively, a chapter chapter e.g. describing the use of the flagellum/T3SS (perhaps other secretion systems) to purify/secrete toxin/polypeptide-of-interest for biotechnological/pharmaceutical applications?
Marc Erhardt
10. Applications of Nanotechnology in Agriculture
Hemraj Chhipa
11. Implication of nanotechnology in antimicrobial therapy
Hitesh Kulhari
12. Lipids to deliver bio pharmaceuticals
Charlotte Conn
13. Amino acid functionalized Metal Nanoparticles: Synthetic nanozymes for target specific binding, bio-sensing and catalytic applications
Selvakannan Periasamy
14. Optimizing health with Probiotics
Raghu V. Anjanapura
15. Bio-compatible ferrite nanoparticles as MR contrast agents
P. Adinarayana 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 Serial Volume Editor

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 Serial Volume Editor

Volker Gurtler

Volker Gurtler Serial Volume Editor

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