Microbial Synthesis of Nanomaterials


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Series: Nanotechnology Science and Technology
BISAC: SCI050000

Target Audience: Researchers, Scientific community, Academician, business farmers and policy makers

The present book Microbial Synthesis of Nanomaterials is written mainly for the public’s acquaintance with the synthesis and characterisation of different types of nanomaterials (NMs) and their sustainable applications in various fields. The nano-era began the late 1990s, after which the production of NMs increased rapidly and is expected to reach 1.663 million tons by the end of 2021. Recent findings have shown that NMs play a vital role in various fields like agriculture, food industries, environment, medicine and pharmaceutical, electronics, and so on.

Microorganisms play a key role in the formation and transformation of nanoscale minerals in the environment. These natural processes can be harnessed for the green synthesis of nanomaterials for a diverse array of commercial, industrial and environmental applications, presenting a sustainable alternative to more traditional physiochemical synthesis routes. This new book consists of 15 chapters which provide comprehensive knowledge about the synthesis of NMs and offer a critical overview of the current understanding of nanoparticle synthesis using microbes, covering NMs’ synthesis, characterization and applications, and providing discussion on future prospects.


Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Introduction to Nanomaterials: Types, Characteristics and Biosynthesis
(Harris Panakkal, Rahul Bhagat, and Indarchand Gupta – Department of Biotechnology, Government Institute of Science, Aurangabad, MH, India)

Chapter 2. Nanomaterials Synthesis via Ionic Liquids
(Yogendra N. Chouryal, Rahul K. Sharma, Yogesh Bhargava, and Pushpal Ghosh – School of Chemical Science and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Dr. Harisingh Gour University (A Central University), Sagar, M.P., India, et al.)

Chapter 3. Biogenic Synthesis of Silver and Gold Nanoparticles by Microbes
(Sudhir S. Shende, Pramod U. Ingle, Vishnu D. Rajput, Aniket K. Gade, Tatiana M. Minkina, Svetlana N. Sushkova, Saglara S. Mandzhieva, and Mahendra K. Rai – Academy of Biology and Biotechnology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia, et al.)

Chapter 4. Green Synthesis of Sulphur and Aluminium oxide Nanomaterials
(Priti Paralikar, and Mahendra Rai – Nanobiotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra, India)

Chapter 5. Copper, Copper oxide, and Zinc oxide Nanoparticles Synthesis by Green Methods
(Bushra Solanki, Bilal Ahmed, Asfa Rizvi, Jintae Lee, and Mohammad Saghir Khan – Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, et al.)

Chapter 6. Green Synthesis of Platinum, Palladium, Magnetic Nanoparticles
(Avinash P. Ingle, and Indarchand Gupta – Department of Biotechnology, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, Maharashtra, India, et al.)

Chapter 7. Biogenic Synthesis of Silicon oxide, Titanium oxide and Cerium oxide Nanomaterials
(Shubhangi D. Shirsat, Rajaram S. Mane, and Umesh P. Dhuldhaj – Department of Biotechnology, SRTMU’s New Model Degree College, Hingoli, Maharashtra, India, et al.)

Chapter 8. Application of Nanomaterials in Agriculture and Environment Management
(Ajeet Singh, Priyadarshani Rajput, Rahul Chopra, Ankush, Surendra Singh, Abhishek Singh, and Pratibha Singh – Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, et al.)

Chapter 9. Role of Green Synthesized Nanoparticles in Food Packaging
(Moumita Ash, Basit Raza, Arkaprava Roy, and Debasis Golui – Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI), New Delhi, India, et al.)

Chapter 10. Biological Synthesis of Nanofertilizer and Their Effects on Crop Health
(S. P. Singh, Soumya Subhadarshini, Hagera Dilnashin, Chetan Keswani, Estibaliz Sansinenea, and Sudhir S. Shende – Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, et al.)

Chapter 11. Application of Nanomaterials in Medicine, Pharmaceutical, and Cosmetics Industries
(Suchitra S. Mishra, Veena S. Belgamwar, Kunal B. Banode, Vidyadevi T. Bhoyar, Pramod U. Ingle, and Aniket K. Gade – University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Mahatma Jyotiba Fuley Shaikshanik Parisar, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, et al.)

Chapter 12. Risk Issues and Toxicity Studies of Nanomaterials Application
(Kunal B. Banode, Suchitra S. Mishra, Pramod U. Ingle, Sudhir S. Shende, and Aniket K. Gade – University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Mahatma Jyotiba Fuley Shaikshanik Parisar, Amravati road, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, et al.)

Chapter 13. Role of Nanoparticles in Environmental Management
(Jayanta Kumar Biswas and Antima Mitra – Enviromicrobiology, Ecotoxicology and Ecotechnology Research Laboratory, Department of Ecological Studies, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, Nadia- 741235, West Bengal, India, et al.)

Chapter 14. Go Green with Nanotechnology
(Deepali Chittora, Bhanu Raj Meena, Tripta Jain, and Kanika Sharma – Microbial Research Laboratory, Department of Botany, University College of Science, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan)

Chapter 15. Microbial Synthesis of Nanomaterials: Future Prospects and Challenges
(Umesh Pravin Dhuldhaj, Namrata Malik, and Shubhangi D. Shirsat – School of Life Sciences, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded, Maharashtra, India, et al.)

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