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Phytonanotechnology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128223482

Phytonanotechnology

1st Edition

Challenges and Prospects

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Editors: N. Thajuddin Silvy Mathew
Paperback ISBN: 9780128223482
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 12th June 2020
Page Count: 354
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Table of Contents

  1. Phytonanotechnology: A historical perspective, current challenges and prospects
    2. Characterization of Green Nanoparticles from Plants
    3. Plant Extracts – sources of nanoparticles
    4. Green Nanoparticles from different Plant Groups
    5. Phytonanotechnology and Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles
    6. Phytonanotechnology and Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles
    7. Phytonanotechnology and Synthesis of Zinc Nanoparticles
    8. Phytonanotechnology and Synthesis of Copper Nanoparticles
    9. Mangrove-mediated Synthesis of Nanoparticles
    10. Aquatic and Terrestrial Weed Mediated Synthesis of Nanoparticles
    11. Plant Growth and Phytonanotechnology
    12. Environmental Remediation
    13. Phytonanotechnology in Biomedical Applications
    14. Multimodal Applications of Phytonanoparticles
    15. Phytonanotechnology: A new horizon to the food industry
    16. Phytonanotechnology and Plant Protection
    17. Phytonanotechnology and Agriculture
    18. Plant Nanotechnology: challenges and future trends

Description

Phytonanotechnology: Challenges and Prospects consolidates information on the use of phytonanoparticles for biomedical, environmental and agricultural applications, covering recent advances in experimental and theoretical studies on various properties of nanoparticles derived from plant sources. The book deals with various attributes of phytonanoparticles, discussing their current and potential applications. In addition, it explores the development of phytonanoparticles, synthesis techniques, characterization techniques, environmental remediation applications, anti-microbial properties, miscellaneous applications, and multi-functional applications. Risks associated with nanoparticles are also discussed.

This book is an important reference for materials scientists, engineers, environmental scientists, food scientists and biomedical scientists who want to learn more about the applications of nanoparticles derived from plant sources.

Key Features

  • Explores synthesis methods of phytonanoparticles from a variety of plant groups
  • Discusses the major biological reactions of phytonanoparticles
  • Outlines the major opportunities and challenges of using phytonanoparticles in biomedical, environmental and agricultural applications

Readership

Materials Scientists, Engineers


Details

No. of pages:
354
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
12th June 2020
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128223482

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About the Editors

N. Thajuddin

N. Thajuddin is Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology National Repository for Microalgae & Cyanobacteria – Freshwater (NRMC-F), Bharathidasan University, India. His research focuses in the area of molecular biology and bionanotechnology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Bharathidasan University, India

Silvy Mathew

Dr. Silvy Mathew is an Assistant professor of Botany, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur. She was awarded PhD in Botany-Molecular Systematics from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. She has to her credit 20 research publications on Molecular studies, Phytochemical analysis, Invitro studies and Nanoparticles and received Indo-Asian Award for best College Teacher of the Year 2019 and most popular article award in international level. She presented her research findings in 5 international and 4 national seminars. She published one book chapter and published 32 DNA sequences and has submitted in the public database. She has around 8 years of teaching experience. She is serving as the editorial board member of 3 international and 3 national journals. She has also served as resource person in national seminars and other social awareness programmes. She completed two research projects and has one ongoing research project funded by KSCSTE as principal investigator. She has membership in professional bodies.

Affiliations and Expertise

Botany, Vimala College, India