Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agri food and Ecosystems

Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agrifood and Ecosystems shows how hybrid nanomaterials (HNMs) are being used to enhance agriculture, food and environmental science. The book discusses the synthesis and characterization of HNMs before exploring agrifoods and environmental functions. It shows how novel HNMs are being used for the detection and separation of heavy metal ions, for destroying and sensing of insecticides, in managed release fertilizer and pesticide formulations, plant protection, plant promotions, purification, detection, and to control mycotoxins. Further, the book describes the use of silica-based total nanosystems, carbon nanotubes, nanocellulose-based, and polymer nanohybrids for agricultural and biological applications. This book is an important reference source for materials scientists, engineers and food scientists who want to gain a greater understanding on how multifunctional nanomaterials are being used for a range of agricultural and environmental applications. Outlines the major nanomaterial types that are being used in agriculture Explains why the properties of multifunctional nanomaterials are particularly efficient for use in agriculture Assesses the major challenges of using multifunctional nanomaterials on an industrial scale

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  • Author : Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 730 pages
  • ISBN : 0128213590
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agri-food and Ecosystems

Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agri-food and Ecosystems
  • Author : Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 March 2020
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Multifunctional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Sustainable Agrifood and Ecosystems shows how hybrid nanomaterials (HNMs) are being used to enhance agriculture, food and environmental science. The book discusses the synthesis and characterization of HNMs before exploring agrifoods and environmental functions. It shows how novel HNMs are being used for the detection and separation of heavy metal ions, for destroying and sensing of insecticides, in managed release fertilizer and pesticide formulations, plant protection, plant promotions, purification, detection, and to control mycotoxins. Further, the

Chitin and Chitosan

Chitin and Chitosan
  • Author : Gregorio Crini
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 June 2022
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Chitin and Chitosan: Discoveries and Applications for Sustainability provides the most comprehensive knowledge on these organic biopolymers which come from the cellular makeup of crustaceans, mollusks and arthropods. This book synthesizes historical information, fundamental properties, industrial applications, and recent discoveries and uses. Written by an international expert on chitin and chitosan sources and uses, the book discusses landmark discoveries and early uses in the research and applications of chitin and chitosan. It then explores the international use of chitin and

Chitosan

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  • Author : Shakeel Ahmed,Saiqa Ikram
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 August 2017
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This book delves deeply in to the preparation, characterization and multiple applications of chitin and chitosan. The 17 chapters written by leading experts is an excellent reference source and state-of-the-art review for researchers and scientists using chitosan or biopolymers in their respective areas. This book is divided into following sections: • Production and derivatives of chitosan • Chitosan in the textile and food industries • Chitosan in biomedical applications • Chitosan in agriculture and water treatment The book is practical as readers will be able

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Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 36
  • Author : Grégorio Crini,Eric Lichtfouse
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 June 2019
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This book reviews recent research and applications of chitin and chitosan, as natural alternatives of fossil fuel products, in medicine and pharmacy, agriculture, food science and water treatment. Chitin and chitosan products are polysaccharides derived from food waste of crustaceans and fungi, and thus are cheap, abundant, sustainable, non-toxic, recyclable and biocompatible. Remarkable applications include food additives and preservation, packaging materials, biopesticides and fertilisers, drug delivery, tissue engineering, bioflocculation and dye removal.

Biopolymers for Food Design

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  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 April 2018
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Biopolymers for Food Design, Volume 20 in the Handbook of Bioengineering series, describes how biopolymers have made a major impact in the food industry, from food design, to food control and safety. Biopolymers can be used in the development of novel nutritional alternatives, to replace difficult to obtain food products, or for foods inaccessible or inappropriate for a particular population (i.e. allergic to specific components). In addition, some polymers can be used as functional ingredients, and can also represent efficient

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  • Author : Ephraim Cohen,Hans Merzendorfer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 July 2019
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The extracellular matrix (ECM) is an acellular three-dimensional network composed of proteins, glycoproteins, proteoglycans and exopolysaccharides. It primarily serves as a structural component in the tissues and organs of plants and animals, or forms biofilms in which bacterial cells are embedded. ECMs are highly dynamic structures that undergo continuous remodeling, and disruptions are frequently the result of pathological processes associated with severe diseases such as arteriosclerosis, neurodegenerative illness or cancer. In turn, bacterial biofilms are a source of concern for

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Biopolymer Nanostructures for Food Encapsulation Purposes
  • Author : Seid Mahdi Jafari
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 June 2019
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Biopolymer Nanostructures for Food Encapsulation Purposes, a volume in the Nanoencapsulation in the Food Industry series, guides readers on how to fabricate and apply nanostructures from different proteins, carbohydrates and chemical sources for food encapsulation purposes. This book covers recent and applied research in all disciplines of bioactive and nutrient delivery. Chapters emphasize original results relating to experimental, theoretical, formulations and/or applications of nano-structured biopolymers. Includes updated applications of biopolymer nanostructures from different protein, carbohydrate and chemical sources Discloses

Chitosan

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  • Author : Shakeel Ahmed,Saiqa Ikram
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 September 2017
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This book delves deeply in to the preparation, characterization and multiple applications of chitin and chitosan. The 17 chapters written by leading experts is an excellent reference source and state-of-the-art review for researchers and scientists using chitosan or biopolymers in their respective areas. This book is divided into following sections: • Production and derivatives of chitosan • Chitosan in the textile and food industries • Chitosan in biomedical applications • Chitosan in agriculture and water treatment The book is practical as readers will be able

Chitosan in Biomedical Applications

Chitosan in Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Md Saquib Hasnain,Sarwar Beg,Amit Kumar Nayak
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 December 2021
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Chitosan in Biomedical Applications provides a thorough insight into the complete chitosan chemistry, collection, chemical modifications, characterization and applications of chitosan in biomedical applications and healthcare fields. Chitosan, a biopolymer of natural origin, has been explored for its variety of applications in biomedical research, medical diagnostic aids and material science. It is the second most abundant natural biopolymer after cellulose, and considered as an excellent excipient because of its non-toxic, stable, biodegradable properties. Several research innovations have been made on

Bio-Based Packaging

Bio-Based Packaging
  • Author : Salit Mohd Sapuan,Rushdan Ahmad Ilyas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 April 2021
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Bio-Based Packaging Bio-Based Packaging An authoritative and up-to-date review of sustainable packaging development and applications Bio-Based Packaging explores using renewable and biodegradable materials as sustainable alternatives to non-renewable, petroleum-based packaging. This comprehensive volume surveys the properties of biopolymers, the environmental and economic impact of bio-based packaging, and new and emerging technologies that are increasing the number of potential applications of green materials in the packaging industry. Contributions address the advantages and challenges of bio-based packaging, discuss new materials to be

Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry

Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry
  • Author : V Ravishankar Rai,Jamuna A Bai
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 31 January 2018
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Nanotechnology is increasingly used in the food industry in the production, processing, packaging, and preservation of foods. It is also used to enhance flavor and color, nutrient delivery, and bioavailability, and to improve food safety and in quality management. Nanotechnology Applications in the Food Industry is a comprehensive reference book containing exhaustive information on nanotechnology and the scope of its applications in the food industry. The book has five sections delving on all aspects of nanotechnology and its key role

Novel Macromolecules in Food Systems

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  • Author : G. Doxastakis,V. Kiosseoglou
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release : 16 October 2000
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Applying recent advances in biological and physical sciences, food scientists have created "novel food ingredients" enzymatically, chemically or microbiologically. Chief among these are "novel proteins and polysaccharides" which, like the more established traditional macromolecules, can perform multifunctional roles such as thickening, stabilization, gelation or encapsulation and in this way determine to a large extent the shelf life, texture and nutritional value of natural and processed foods. Featuring the latest advances on chemistry, structure and functional properties of "novel proteins and

Chitin and Chitosan

Chitin and Chitosan
  • Author : Mohammed Berrada
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 August 2022
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Chitin and Chitosan - Physicochemical Properties and Industrial Applications provides an overview of the extraction, modification, characterization, and application of chitin and chitosan derivatives from crustacean byproducts and their physicochemical properties. It presents and explains important studies and develops new and innovative methods of biological and physicochemical analysis in the fields of organic and mineral environmental pollution, corrosion inhibitors, drug delivery systems, superabsorbent materials, nanotechnology, textiles, biotechnology, and biomedical sciences.

Antimicrobial Polymers

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  • Author : Jose Maria Lagaron,Maria Jose Ocio,Amparo Lopez-Rubio
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 November 2011
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The pioneering guide on the design, processing, and testingof antimicrobial plastic materials and coatings The manifestation of harmful microbes in plastic materials usedin medical devices and drugs, water purification systems, hospitalequipment, textiles, and food packaging pose alarming healththreats to consumers by exposing them to many serious infectiousdiseases. As a result, high demand for intensifying efforts in theR&D of antimicrobial polymers has placed heavy reliance on bothacademia and industry to find viable solutions for producing saferplastic materials. To assist researchers

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  • Author : Ioannis Savvaidis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 November 2021
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Chitosan Applications in Food Systems is a practical resource for those looking to understand new applications of chitosan in the food industry. The content presented is written by experts in the field who have worked on the latest application of chitosan-based research to help researchers and scientists understand how recent applications combined with traditional food preservation hurdles, or novel hurdles such as active packaging, irradiation, and essential oils can improve methods of controlling microorganisms in foods. With an emphasis of