1st Edition

Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology Fundamentals and Applications

Edited By Ravindra Pratap Singh, Kshitij RB Singh Copyright 2021
    388 Pages 55 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of nanomaterials in biotechnology from fundamentals to applications, along with their prospects. This book explains the basics of nanomaterial properties, synthesis, biological synthesis, and chemistry and demonstrates how to use nanomaterials to overcome problems in agricultural, environmental, and biomedical applications.


    • Covers nanomaterials for environmental analysis and monitoring for heavy metals, chemical toxins, and water pollutant detection
    • Describes nanomaterials-based biosensors and instrumentation and use in disease diagnosis and therapeutics
    • Discusses nanomaterials for food processing and packaging and agricultural waste management
    • Identifies challenges in nanomaterials-based technology and how to solve them

    This work serves as a reference for industry professionals, advanced students, and researchers working in the discipline of bionanotechnology.

    Chapter 1 Introduction to Nanomaterials: An Overview toward Broad-Spectrum Applications

    Kshitij RB Singh, Pratima R. Solanki, B.D. Malhotra, Avinash C. Pandey, and Ravindra Pratap Singh

    Chapter 2 Nanomaterials’ Properties, Classification, Synthesis, and Characterization

    Vanya Nayak, Syed Muzammil Munawar, Khaleel Basha Sabjan, Srishti Singh, and Kshitij RB Singh

    Chapter 3 Biological Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Their Advantages

    Gözde Koşarsoy Ağçeli, Kanika Dulta, Parveen Chauhan, and Pankaj Kumar Chauhan

    Chapter 4 Chemistry Revolving around Nanomaterial-Based Technology

    S. Saravanan, E. Kayalvizhi Nangai, C. M. Naga Sudha, S. Sankar, Sejon Lee, M. Velayutham Pillai, and V. Dhinakaran

    Chapter 5 Emergent Nanomaterials and Their Composite Fabrication for Multifunctional Applications

    Karthik Kannan, Devi Radhika, R. Suriyaprabha, Sreeja K. Satheesh, and L. Sivarama Krishna

    Chapter 6 Current Scenario of Nanomaterials in the Environmental, Agricultural, and Biomedical Fields

    Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Olugbemi T. Olaniyan, Osikemekha Anthony Anani, Frances. N. Olisaka, Abel Inobeme, Ruth Ebunoluwa Bodunrinde, Juliana Bunmi Adetunji, Kshitij RB Singh, Wadzani Dauda Palnam, and Ravindra Pratap Singh

    Chapter 7 Nanomaterials for Environmental Hazard: Analysis, Monitoring, and Removal

    S. Sreevidya, Kirtana Sankara Subramanian, Yokraj Katre, and Ajaya Kumar Singh

    Chapter 8 Recent Development in Agriculture Based on Nanomaterials

    Elaine Gabutin Mission

    Chapter 9 Utility of Nanomaterials in Food Processing and Packaging

    G.A. Lanza, J.A. Perez-Taborda, and A. Avila

    Chapter 10 Role of Nanomaterials in Improving the Bioavailability of Functional Components

    Shweta Rathee, Eneyew Tadesse Melaku, Anurag Singh, and Ankur Ojha

    Chapter 11 Advancement of Nanomaterials in the Biomedical Field for Disease Diagnosis

    Najla Bentrad and Asma Hamida-Ferhat

    Chapter 12 Advancement of Metal Nanomaterials in Biosensing Application for Disease Diagnosis

    Jin-Ha Choi, Jinho Yoon, Minkyu Shin, Hye Kyu Choi, and Jeong-Woo Choi

    Chapter 13 Utility of Nanomaterials in Nanomedicine for Disease Treatment

    Rishi Paliwal, Pramod Kumar, Shivani Rai Paliwal, Rameshroo Kenwat, and Otmar Schmid



    Dr. Ravindra Pratap Singh did his B. Sc. from Allahabad University India and his M.Sc and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Lucknow University, India. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak M.P. India. He has previously worked as a scientist at various esteemed laboratories globally, namely Sogang University, IGR, Paris, etc. His work and research interests include biochemistry, biosensors, nanobiotechnology, electrochemistry, material sciences, and biosensors applications in biomedical, environmental, agricultural and forensics. He has to his credit several reputed national and international honors/awards. Dr. Singh authored over 30 articles in international peer-reviewed journals and more than 20 book chapters of international repute, and he serves as a reviewer of many reputed international journals and is also a member of many international societies. He is currently also involved in editing various books, which will be published in internationally reputed publication houses, namely IOP, CRC Press, and Springer Nature.

    Mr. Kshitij RB Singh is a Postgraduate Student in MSc Biotechnology from Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, India. He is currently working in the laboratory of Dr. Ajaya Singh, Department of Chemistry, Government V.Y.T. PG. Autonomous College Durg, Chhattisgarh, India. He has many publications to his credit and has authored more than five book chapters published in the internationally reputed press, namely Elsevier, Springer Nature, and CRC Press. He is currently also involved in the editing of books with international publishing houses, including CRC Press, IOP, and Springer Nature. His research interest is in biotechnology, biochemistry, epidemiology, nanotechnology, nanobiotechnology, biosensors, and materials sciences.