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1st Edition

Microbial Nanotechnology

ISBN 9780367517106
Published May 6, 2022 by CRC Press
308 Pages 9 Color & 44 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book provides an account of the biogenic synthesis of nanomaterials by using different microorganisms. The chapters are focused on the biosynthesis of various metal and metal oxide nanosized materials by using bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi, and algae, including mechanisms of microbial synthesis. Other chapters summarize recent developments of microbial-based nanostructures for the management of food-borne pathogens, plant pathogenic fungi, as nutrients, and biomedical applications. Microorganisms are discussed not only as biofactories for the synthesis of nanomaterials but also as removal agents of toxic metals from the environment. Exposure sources and ecotoxicity of microbially synthesized nanoparticles are also discussed.

Table of Contents


Synthesis of Nanoparticles by Actinomycetes: Mechanism and Applications

Patrycja Golińska

Toxic Metal Removal Using Microbial Nanotechnology

Sougata Ghosh

Biomineralization of Mine Sediments for Synthesis of Iron-Based Nanomaterials

Angela Banerjee, Abhilash, B.D. Pandey and Y.L. Gurevich

Green Synthesis of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanomaterials Using Seaweed Bioresources

Govindaraju Kasivelu and Tamilselvan Selvaraj

Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles by Green Algae: Mechanism and Applications

Agnieszka Pawłowska and Zygmunt Sadowski

Mechanism of Microbial Synthesis of Nanoparticles

Magdalena Wypij and Patrycja Golińska

Microbially Inspired Nanostructures for Management of Food-borne Pathogens

Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam, Khamis Youssef, Farah K. Ahmed and Hassan Almoammar

Biogenic Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Their Role in the Management of Plant Pathogenic Fungi

Avinash P. Ingle, Aayushi Biswas, Chhangte Vanlalveni, Ralte Lalfakzuala, Indarchand Gupta, Pramod Ingle, Lalthazuala Rokhum and Mahendra Rai

Microbe-mediated Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles and Its Biomedical Applications

Happy Agarwal, Amatullah Nakara, Soumya Menon and Venkat Kumar Shanmugam

Enhancement of Antimicrobial Activity by Biosynthesized Nano-sized Materials

Irena Maliszewska and Ewelina Wanarska

Characterization of Bacteria-mediated Metal Nanoparticles and Their Biological Applications

Jayakodi Santhoshkumar, Shanmugam Rajeshkumar and Venkat Kumar Shanmugam

Synthesis of Nanomaterials Using Biosurfactants: Mechanisms and Applications

Paulo Ricardo Franco Marcelino, Fernanda Gonçalves Barbosa, Mariete Barbosa Moreira, Talita Martins Lacerda and Silvio Silvério da Silva

Synergistic Activity of Nanoparticles and Other Antimicrobials against Pathogenic Bacteria

Krystyna I. Wolska and Anna M. Grudniak

Synthesis of Copper Nanomaterials by Microbes and Their Use in Sustainable Agriculture

Sudhir Shende, Vishnu Rajput, Avinash P. Ingle, Aniket Gade, Tatiana Minkina and Mahendra Rai

Microbially Synthesized Nanoparticles: Exposure Sources and Ecotoxicity

Indarchand Gupta, Alka Yadav, Avinash P. Ingle, Silvio Silverio da Silva, Chistiane Mendes Feitosa and Mahendra Rai

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Mahendra Rai, Ph.D., is a Senior Professor and UGC-Basic Science Research Faculty at the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra, India. He was Visiting Scientist in University of Geneva, Debrecen University, Hungary; University of Campinas, Brazil; Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland; VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic; and National University of Rosario, Argentina. He has published more than 400 research papers in national and international journals. In addition, he has edited/authored more than 50 books and 6 patents.

Patrycja Golińska, Ph.D., currently works at the Department of Microbiology at Nicolaus Copernicus University as an Associate Professor. She received a fellowship of the Marshal of Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship for the best doctoral students in 2006 and completed a one-year postdoctoral internship at the School of Biology, University of Newcastle, UK. She has twelve years of teaching and sixteen years of research experience. Dr. Golińska's scientific contribution encompasses more than 90 publications including 32 original articles and 5 book chapters. The main focus of Dr. Golińska's research is the biosynthesis of metal nanoparticles, mainly by actinobacteria, and their use to combat bacterial and fungal pathogens, the study of actinobacterial diversity in extreme biomes and the use of actinobacteria as a biocontrolling agent of fungal pathogens of plants.