Silk Fibroin: Advances in Applications and Research

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Shivaji H. Pawar, PhD – Distinguished Professor and Former Vice Chancellor, D. Y. Patil University, Kolpahur, India, Emeritus Professor in Physics & Founder Director, Centre for Innovative and Applied Research (CIAR), T. C. College, Baramati, India

Series: Recent Trends in Biotechnology
BISAC: SCI010000; TEC021000; TEC066000
DOI: 10.52305/BOCB5641

This book is an extensive collection of new research on nanoscience and nanomaterials by experts working in the fields of nanoscience, material science, energy, agriculture, computer science and engineering, atmospheric nanoscience, medicine, and nanobiotechnology.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction to Resources, Physico-Chemical Properties and Blends of Silk Fibroin
Sunetra A. Deshmukh¹ and Shivaji H. Pawar²,³
¹Department of Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences, Sanjay Ghodawat University, Atigre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
²Center for Innovative and Applied Research (CIAR), T. C. College, Baramati, Maharashtra, India
³Center for Interdisciplinary Research, D. Y. Patil University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

Chapter 2. Non-Mulberry Silk Fibroin Blends: The Road Underexplored
Radhika Batra and Roli Purwar
Department of Applied Chemistry, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India

Chapter 3. Production and Applications of Silk Fibroin Thin Films
Francisco Vieira dos Santos¹, Sergio Akinobu Yoshioka² and Marcia Cristina Branciforti¹
¹Department of Materials Engineering, Sao Carlos School of Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil
²Sao Carlos Institute of Chemistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil

Chapter 4. Silk Fibroin Sponge as a Cryodevice Combined with Transporter and Scaffold Functions in Cellular Transplantation
Shinichi Hochi, PhD and Yasushi Tamada, PhD
Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano, Japan

Chapter 5. Silk Fibroin-Based Nanocomposite for Futuristic Electronics
Reetu Yadav and Roli Purwar
Discipline of Polymer and Chemical Technology, Department of Applied Chemistry, Delhi Technological University, New Delhi, India

Chapter 6. Silk Fibroin Based Systems for Conversion and Storage of Energy
V. S. Mohite¹, M. M. Darade², P.A. Patil¹, S. B. Kulkarni¹, R. D. Kale¹, P. C. Pingale¹ and S. H. Pawar³
¹Department of Physics, T. C. College, Baramati, Maharashtra, India
²Center for Interdisciplinary Research, D. Y. Patil Education Society, Deemed to be University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
³Centre for Innovative and Applied Research (CIAR), T. C. College, Baramati, Maharashtra, India

Chapter 7. Silk Fibroin as a Functional Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering
Vidya Murugesan¹ , Shruthika Mundada² and Senthilkumar Rajagopal²
¹Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, M. S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Bangalore, KA, India
²Department of Biotechnology, School of Applied Sciences, REVA University, Bangalore, KA, India

Chapter 8. Silk Fibroin – A Diagnostic Tool for Targeted Drug Delivery Systems
Priti R. Ghutepatil¹, Rujuta Barve Joshi¹ and Shivaji H. Pawar²
¹Department of Applied Science, Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Technology Pimpri – Pune, Maharashtra, India
²Center for Innovative and Applied Research Anekant Education Society, T. C. College, Baramati, India

Chapter 9. Silk Fibroin Nanoparticles as a Promising Tool for Controlled Drug Delivery
S. J. Rajoba¹, L. D. Jadhav², S. H. Pawar¹,³ and R. D. Kale¹
¹Research Centre, Department of Physics, Tuljaram Chaturchand College, Baramati, and Jaysingpur College, Jaysingpur Dist Kolhapur, India
²Department of Physics, Rajaram College, Kolhapur, India
³Centre for Innovative and Applied Research, T. C. College, Baramati, India

Chapter 10. Silk Fibroin: An Advancement in Wound Healing Technologies
S. S. Rohiwal¹, Z. Ellederova¹ and A. P. Tiwari²
¹Laboratory of Cell Regeneration and Plasticity, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Libechov, Czech Republic
²Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, D. Y. Patil University, Kolhapur, India

Chapter 11. Regulation of Cytokines in Wound Healing by Means of Silk Fibroin
Deepinder Sharda¹, Komal Attri¹,² and Diptiman Choudhury¹,²
¹School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India
²Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology-Virginia Tech Centre of Excellence for Emerging Materials, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India

Chapter 12. Silk Fibroin /PVA/ZnO Nano-Composites in Wound Dressings
Priyanka Patil and S. H. Pawar
Sigma Institute of Science Bakrol, Vadodara, Gujrat, India; Center for Innovative and applied Research, Anekant Education Society, Baramati, (MS) India

Chapter 13. Engineering Silk Fibroin Bio-Nanocomposites: A Glimpse into Advanced Research on Innovative Formulations for Potential Applications
S.H. Pawar
Centre for Innovative and Applied Research, T.C. College, Baramati, India; Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, D. Y. Patil University, Kolhapur, India

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