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Biological Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Their Applications

1st Edition

Edited by L Karthik, A. Vishnu Kirthi, Shivendu Ranjan, V. Mohana Srinivasan

CRC Press

312 pages | 16 Color Illus. | 43 B/W Illus.

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Biological Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Their Applications gives insight into the synthesis of nanoparticles utilizing the natural routes. It demonstrates various strategies for the synthesis of nanoparticles utilizing plants, microscopic organisms like bacteria, fungi, algae and so forth. It orchestrates interdisciplinary hypothesis, ideas, definitions, models and discoveries associated with complex cell of the prokaryotes and eukaryotes.


  • Discusses biological approach towards the nanoparticle synthesis
  • Describes the role of nanotechnology in the field of medicine and its medical devices
  • Covers application and usage of the chemicals at the molecular level to act as catalysts and binding products for both organic and inorganic Chemical Reactions
  • Reviews application in physics such as solar cells, photovoltaics and other usage

Microorganisms can aggregate and detoxify substantial metals because of different reductase enzymes, which can diminish metal salts to metal nanoparticles. The readers after going through this book will have detailed account of mechanism of bio-synthesis of nanoparticles.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. General Introduction And History Of Nanotechnology Morphology And Types Of Nanoparticles: Shape, Size And Morphology Polymer Based Nanoparticles

By Anand Mohanam and Duraibabu Dhanapal

Chapter 2. Methods for Characterizing Nanoparticles

By Veena Ramesh, S. Melvin Samuel and Ethiraj Selvarajan

Chapter 3. Bacterial synthesis of nanoparticles and their applications

By Reshma B Nambiar, Anand Babu Perumal, Periyar Selvam Sellamuthu, Emmanuel Rotimi Sadiku

Chapter 4. Synthesis of metal nanoparticles from fungi: A biosynthesis approach

By Babu Gajendran, Krishnapriya M Varier, Wuling Liu, Yao Yao, Jegadeesh Raman, Yaacov Ben-David, Yanmei Li, Arulvasu Chinnasamy

Chapter 5. Plant based synthesis processes for the production of metal and non-metal nanoparticles

By Ezilrani Panneerselvam, Charles Lekhya Priya, Jayachandra Kuncha, Venugopal K, Hemant Mahadeo Kanwalkar, Arivarasan Vishnu Kirthi

Atul C Chaskar

Chapter 6. Green synthesized nanoparticles from marine microbes and their biomedical applications

By Neethu Kamarudheen, Anwesha Sarkar, K.V Bhaskara Rao

Chapter 7. Biological Synthesis and Applications of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles

By Kumar Rajendran

Chapter 8. Biological Synthesis and Applications of Silver Nanoparticles

By Pushpamalar Janarthanan, Thenapakiam Sathasivam, Tan Hui Li, Nuraina Anisa Dahlan, Ragul Paramasivam

Chapter 9. Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapeutic Applications

By Villingiri Yasothamani, Raju Vivek

Chapter 10. Biogenic synthesis of nanoparticles and their environmental applications

By Manikandan R, Kavitha R, Weisong Pan, Elanchezhian M, Selvakumar S

Chapter 11. Mechanistic Insights into the Potentiation of Photodynamic Therapy by Nano Weapons

By Mala R, Hari Prasath N, Ruby Celsia A.S

Chapter 12. Application of biosynthesized nanoparticles in food, food packaging and dairy industries

By Anand Babu Perumal, Reshma B Nambiar, Periyar Selvam Sellamuthu, Emmanuel Rotimi Sadiku

Chapter 13. Delivery of peptides, peptones and proteins for specific intracellular trafficking through targeted nanoparticles: Nanoparticle assisted cancer drug delivery regimes

By Babu Gajendran, Krishnapriya M Varier, Wuling Liu, Yao Yao, Yaacov Ben-David

Yanmei Li, Arulvasu Chinnasamy

Chapter 14. Role of Nanoparticle in cosmetics industries

By Ikram Ahmad, Awais Ahmad, Shafia Iftekhar, Sadia Khalid, Akasha Aftab, Syed Abbas Raza

Chapter 15. Applications of Nanoparticles in Cancer Detection

By Subramaniyam Ravichandran, Varun Bansal, Kyeong Kyu Kim

Chapter 16. Biocompatible Electrospun Nanofibrous Scaffold For Oral Cancer Treatment

By Elakkiya Thangaraju, D Duraibabu

Chapter 17. Biosynthesized Nanoparticles for Water Treatment

By Prathna TC

Chapter 18. Biosynthesized Nanomaterials: Hope for the resolution of societal problems

By Mamta Dhiman, Lakshika Sharma, Abhijeet Singh, Madan Mohan Sharma

Chapter 19. Biosynthesized nanoparticles and its implications in agriculture

By Toolika Singh, Avinash Singh, Wenjing Wang, Deapanker Yadav, Anil Kumar, Prashant Kumar Singh

About the Editors

Dr. L. Karthik is presently an assistant professor in Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He is an elected member of Linnean Society of London. He was working as a Post-Doctoral Scientist in ECUST, Shanghai, China under the guidance of eminent scientist Prof. Lixin Zhang. He received his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from the VIT University in 2013. As a PhD fellow at the VIT, he has gained valuable experience in Marine actinobacteria diversity and its secondary metabolite potential. During his PhD research, Dr. L. Karthik isolated and characterized the protease inhibitor from marine actinobacteria. He made the intriguing discovery that the protease inhibitor and gold nanoparticles for antimalarial treatment. This observation suggests that, in future, it could be considered as a new anti-malarial drug. In his first postdoctoral training at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (2015-2017), he was involved in the project titled “Activation cryptic gene from sponge associated marine actinobacteria” under the guidance of eminent scientist Prof. Zhiyong Li. In order to extend his expertise in the synthetic biology strategies for activating cryptic gene from marine actinobacteria, he was pleased to accept a postdoctoral fellow position in East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) (2017- till date). His interest, as a postdoctoral fellow at ECUST, is to understand the In Vitro CRISPR/Cpf1 mediated BAC cloning of large biosynthetic gene cluster to activate cryptic genes. He had published around 70 research papers in international and national peer reviewed journals (Nanomedicine, PLOS ONE, Parasitology research) (H-index:16). He is reviewer in several reputed journals. He is Life member in IAAM, Chemical Biology Society, European Society of Nanomedicine, Indian Association of Parasitology, International Society for Applied Life Sciences and Communication committee member of International chemical biology society. In 2016, he got Prestigious “Young Scientist Award” from Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists for his outstanding research work. and also he got Best Research scholar award-2012 from VIT University. He got 200 young scientist-2012 fellowship (DST) for to attend International conference.

Dr. A. Vishnu Kirthi has an extensive expertise in Nanotechnology and Drug Delivery Strategies and is presently working as a Post-doctoral research scientist at the National Centre for Nanotechnology and Nanosciences, University of Mumbai, Mumbai under the guidance eminent scientist of Dr. Atul Changdev Chaskar. His research interests are multidisciplinary and include Micro/Nanobiotechnology, Nano-toxicology, Environmental Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, and Nanoemulsions. He has memberships in Green Chemistry Network, European Society of Nanomedicine, International Society for Environmental Information Sciences, International Society for Applied Life Sciences. He has an h-index of 17, has written four chapters with internationally renowned books publishers with 35 research articles (Total Impact factor: 71.668).

Dr. V. Mohanasrinivasan is a microbiologist working as Assistant Professor (Sr) at VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. He has vast experience in teaching and research for about 15 years. He has published 107 papers in reputed journals and filed two research patents. Currently his research is focused on industrial enzymes and proteins to combat myocardial infarction and bacterial proteins for biopreservation with the application of nanobiotechnology.

Dr. Shivendu Ranjan has completed his B. Tech and PhD in Biotechnology from VIT University, Vellore, India and has expertise in Nano (Bio)Technology. He was elected as a Fellow (FLS) of the oldest active biological society started in 1778, The Linnean Society (London) and elected Fellow of Bose Scientific Society (FBSS). He is currently working as Scientist at DST-Centre for Policy Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India. He is also serving as a Senior Research Associate (Adjunct) at Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa. He also worked as Head, Research & Technology Development at E-Spin Nanotech Pvt. Ltd., SIDBI Incubation Center, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. After joining E-Spin Nanotech, IIT Kanpur, he has successfully developed prototypes for many products and have applied 2 patents. Dr. Ranjan has taken lead in the DSIR Certification for R&D Unit of E-Spin Nanotech Pvt Ltd. He is also Founder-Director of Xpert Arena Technological Services Pvt Ltd., and Advisor of many companies e.g. Eckovation Solutions Pvt Ltd., Xcellogen Biotech Pvt Ltd etc. Dr. Shivendu is also reviewer of Iran National Science Foundation (INSF), Tehran, Iran and Jury at Venture Cup, Denmark from past 3 consecutive years. His research interests are multidisciplinary and includes: Micro/Nanobiotechnology, Nano-toxicology, Environmental Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, and Nanoemulsions. He is the associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters – a Springer journal of 3.2 impact factor – and an editorial board member in Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment (Taylor and Francis, USA). He is Research Topic Editor in Frontiers in Pharmacology (FrontiersIn, USA journal of 3.83 Impact Factor). He is serving as the executive editor of a journal in iMed Press, USA, and also serving as editorial board member and referee for reputed international peer-reviewed journals. He has published sixteen edited books and one authored book in Springer, Switzerland and two with CRC Press, USA. He has recently finished his contract of three volumes of book in Elsevier, two volumes in CRC Press and one with Wiley and RSC (UK) respectively. He has published many scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals and has authored many book chapters as well as review articles. He has bagged several awards and recognition from different national as well as international organizations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology