Nanotechnology and Nanomaterial Applications in Food, Health and Biomedical Sciences: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Nanotechnology and Nanomaterial Applications in Food, Health and Biomedical Sciences

1st Edition

Edited by Deepak Kumar Verma, Megh R. Goya, Hafiz Anasr Rasul Suleria

Apple Academic Press

343 pages | 20 Color Illus. | 25 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2019-03-15
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The new volume, Nanotechnology and Nanomaterial Applications in Food, Health and Biomedical Sciences, presents some important issues and discusses the multitude of possibilities for development in nanotechnology that focuses on overcoming the problems and challenges faced by the biomedical and food industries. The volume hopes to facilitate the development of devices and materials that benefits patients and their healthcare.

Some specific topics include nanotechnology in transdermal drug delivery, green synthesis of silver (Ag), gold (Au) and silver-gold (Ag-Au) alloy nanoparticles, and nanosensors in food safety, and more.

The volume helps to address the urgent need for information on nanotechnology and its emerging scope and potential application for food, human health, and healthcare.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Nanotechnology Techniques For Biomedical Applications

1. Green Synthesis of Silver (Ag), Gold (Au) and Silver-Gold (Ag-Au) Alloy Nanoparticles: A Review on Recent Advances, Trends, and Biomedical Applications

Joseph Adetunji Elegbede and Agbaje Lateef

2. Microemulsions: Principles, Scope, Methods, and Applications in Transdermal Drug Delivery

Irina Pereira Sara Antunes et al.

Part 2: Nanoparticles And Materials For Food, Health, And Pharmaceutical Application

3. Nanoparticles and Its Potential Applications in the Agriculture, Biological Therapies, Food, Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Industries: A Review

Kavitha Pathakoti et al.

4. Nanomaterials: Fundamental Principle and Applications

Ajit Behera, Soumya Sanjeeb Mohapatra, and Deepak Kumar Verma

5. Characterization Techniques for Nanomaterials: Research and Opportunities for Potential Biomedical Applications

S. P. Suriyaraj et al.

Part 3: Potential Applications Of Nanotechnology In Food Safety

6. Role of Encapsulation in Food Systems: A Review

Farhan Saeed, et al.

7. Nanosensors in Food Safety: Current Status, Role, and Future Perspectives

Barkha Singhal and Swati Rana

About the Editors

Deepak Kumar Verma is an agricultural science professional and is currently a PhD Research Scholar in the specialization of food processing engineering in the Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (WB), India.

Megh R. Goyal, PhD, PE, is a Retired Professor in Agricultural and Biomedical Engineering from the General Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at University of Puerto Rico–Mayaguez Campus; and Senior Acquisitions Editor and Senior Technical Editor-in-Chief in Agriculture and Biomedical Engineering for Apple Academic Press Inc.

Hafiz Anasr Rasul Suleria, PhD, is currently working as the Alfred Deakin Research Fellow at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He is also an Honorary Fellow in the Diamantina Institute Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Australia.

About the Series

Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

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