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Bacterial Nanocellulose

Bacterial Nanocellulose Book
Author : Miguel Gama,Fernando Dourado,Stanislaw Bielecki
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2016-07-12
ISBN : 0444634665
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bacterial Nanocellulose: From Biotechnology to Bio-Economy presents an overview on the current and future applications of bacterial nanocellulose, perspectives on the ecology and economics of its production, and a brief historic overview of BNC related companies. Discusses recent progresses on the molecular mechanism of BNC biosynthesis, its regulation, and production techniques Covers advances in the use of BNC in bio- and nano-polymer composite materials Presents a detailed economic analysis of BNC production Provides an overview on the regulatory framework on the food and biomedical fields Reviews current research in the biomedical and food industries, identifies gaps, and suggests future needs Raises awareness about this material and its potential uses in emergent fields, such as the development of aerogels and optoelectronic devices

Bacterial NanoCellulose

Bacterial NanoCellulose Book
Author : Miguel Gama,Paul Gatenholm,Dieter Klemm
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-04-19
ISBN : 100021866X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first book dedicated to the potential applications and unique properties of bacterial cellulose (BC), this seminal work covers the basic science, technology, and economic impact of this bulk chemical as well as the companies and patents that are driving the field. It reviews the biosynthesis and properties of BC, including genetics and characterization; discusses the advancing technology as it relates to product development, bioreactors, and production; and analyzes the economic impact of BC on a diverse range of industry applications, including materials and biomaterials, biological and polymer sciences, and electromechanical engineering.

Nanocellulose A Multipurpose Advanced Functional Material

Nanocellulose  A Multipurpose Advanced Functional Material Book
Author : Guang Yang,Muhammad Wajid Ullah,Orlando Rojas,Ronan McCarthy
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Release : 2021-11-18
ISBN : 2889712761
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drs. Ullah and Yang hold patents related to cellulose material. All other Topic Editors declare no competing interests with regard to the Research Topic subject. This Research Topic is dedicated to Prof. Lina Zhang on the occasion of her 80th Birthday, in gratitude, esteem, and affection.

Microbial Nanobiotechnology

Microbial Nanobiotechnology Book
Author : Agbaje Lateef
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-11-29
ISBN : 9813347775
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Microbial Nanobiotechnology book written by Agbaje Lateef, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Cellulose Nanoparticles

Cellulose Nanoparticles Book
Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Elisabete Frollini,Janet Scott
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2021-07-02
ISBN : 1788019555
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cellulose nanoparticles (CNP) are a class of bio-based nanoscale materials, which are of interest due to their unique structural features and properties such as biocompatibility, biodegradability, and renewability. They are promising candidates for applications including in biomedicine, pharmaceuticals, electronics, barrier films, nanocomposites, membranes, and supercapacitors. New resources, extraction procedures and treatments are currently under development to satisfy increasing demands for cost-effective and sustainable methods of manufacturing new types of cellulose nanoparticle-based materials on an industrial scale. Cellulose Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Manufacturing concentrates on advanced high performance cellulose nanocomposites. Chapters cover the synthesis of advanced materials, manufacturing, and applications of cellulose nanocrystals and nanofibrils. Together with Volume 1, these books form a useful reference work for graduate students and researchers in chemistry, materials science, nanoscience and green nanotechnology.

Microbial and Natural Macromolecules

Microbial and Natural Macromolecules Book
Author : Surajit Das,Hirak Ranjan Dash
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-09-15
ISBN : 0128200855
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microbial and Natural Macromolecules: Synthesis and Applications brings together active scientists and academicians in the field who share updated information and research outcomes from global experts. Microbial macromolecular diversity, molecular composure, genetics, usability of advanced molecular tools and techniques for their study as well as their applicability are discussed with detailed research perspectives. Illustrates fundamental discoveries and methodological advancements Discusses novel functional attributes of macromolecules Updates progress on microbial macromolecular research

Nanocellulose Synthesis Structure Properties And Applications

Nanocellulose  Synthesis  Structure  Properties And Applications Book
Author : Guang Yang,Muhammad Wajid Ullah,Shi Zhijun
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2021-04-09
ISBN : 1786349485
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanocellulose, a unique and promising natural material extracted from native cellulose, has received immense interest for its broad spectrum of applications owing to its remarkable physical properties, special surface chemistry, and excellent biological properties (biocompatibility, biodegradability and low toxicity). In attempts to meet the requirements of humanity's well-being, biomaterials scientists taking advantage of the structure and properties of nanocellulose aim to develop new and formerly non-existing materials with novel and multifunctional properties.This book highlights the importance of nanocellulose and reviews its synthesis, types, structure and properties. Further, it discusses various biofabrication approaches and applications of nanocellulose-based biomaterials in various fields such as the environment, biomedicine, optoelectronics, pharmaceutics, paper, renewable energy and the food industry. Devised to have a broad appeal, this book will be useful to beginners, who will appreciate its comprehensive approach, as well as active researchers, who will find the focus on recent advancements highly valuable.

Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogel Matrices

Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogel Matrices Book
Author : Mohammad Jawaid,Faruq Mohammad
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-05-10
ISBN : 3527803823
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This first book on nanocellulose and nanohydrogels for biomedical applications is unique in discussing recent advancements in the field, resulting in a comprehensive, well-structured overview of nanocellulose and nanohydrogel materials based nanocomposites. The book covers different types of nanocellulose materials and their recent developments in the drug delivery and nanomedicine sector, along with synthesis, characterization, as well as applications in the biotechnological and biomedical fields. The book also covers the current status and future perspectives of bacterial cellulose and polyester hydrogel matrices, their preparation, characterization, and tissue engineering applications of water soluble hydrogel matrices obtained from biodegradable sources. In addition, the chitosan-based hydrogel and nanogel matrices, their involvement in the current biofabrication technologies, and influencing factors towards the biomedical sector of biosensors, biopharmaceuticals, tissue engineering appliances, implant materials, diagnostic probes and surgical aids are very well documented. Further, the history of cellulose-based and conducting polymer-based nanohydrogels, their classification, synthesis methods and applicability to different sectors, the challenges associated with their use, recent advances on the inhibitors of apoptosis proteins are also included. The recent developments and applications in the drug delivery sector gives an overview of facts about the nanofibrillated cellulose and copoly(amino acid) hydrogel matrices in the biotechnology and biomedicine field. This book serves as an essential reference for researchers and academics in chemistry, pharmacy, microbiology, materials science and biomedical engineering.

Food Biosynthesis

Food Biosynthesis Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2017-06-19
ISBN : 0128112085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Food Biosynthesis, Volume One in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, describes the main aspects related to the biological production of synthetic ingredients and natural foods, highlighting the impact of bacteria and plants in the biosynthesis of key food components. Biosynthesis methods could help solve issues like food shortages, providing consumers with preferred ‘natural’ food options. This book represents how biologically synthesized ingredients, such as vanilla flavoring, soy, milk and egg substitutes can be utilized as a desired option future foods. It is ideal for scientists and researchers who want to improve their knowledge on the field of food biosynthesis. Presents practical approaches of biosynthesis and the impact of biological origin on the field of food engineering Offers alternative applications to produce natural foods Includes processes and techniques to produce health promoting foods Discusses the positive effects of biosynthesis on microbial production to enhance food safety Offers a variety of perspectives on biosynthesis and its benefits for food ingredient production

Handbook of Nanocellulose and Cellulose Nanocomposites

Handbook of Nanocellulose and Cellulose Nanocomposites Book
Author : Hanieh Kargarzadeh,Ishak Ahmad,Sabu Thomas,Alain Dufresne
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-03-02
ISBN : 3527689982
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An up-to-date and comprehensive overview summarizing recent achievements, the state of the art, and trends in research into nanocellulose and cellulose nanocomposites. Following an introduction, this ready references discusses the characterization as well surface modification of cellulose nanocomposites before going into details of the manufacturing and the self-assembly of such compounds. After a description of various alternatives, including thermoplastic, thermosetting, rubber, and fully green cellulose nanocomposites, the book continues with their mechanic and thermal properties, as well as crystallization and rheology behavior. A summary of spectroscopic and water sorption properties precedes a look at environmental health and safety of these nanocomposites. With its coverage of a wide variety of materials, important characterization tools and resulting applications, this is an essential reference for beginners as well as experienced researchers.

Nanocellulose Based Composites for Electronics

Nanocellulose Based Composites for Electronics Book
Author : Sabu Thomas,Yasir Beeran Pottathara
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-10-06
ISBN : 0128223553
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanocellulose Based Composites for Electronics presents recent developments in the synthesis and applications of nanocellulose composites in electronics, highlighting applications in various technologies. Chapters covers new trends and challenges in a wide range of electronic applications and devices. Significant properties, safety, sustainability, and environmental impacts of the electronic devices are included, along with the challenges of using nanocellulose-based composites in electronics. This book is an important reference for materials scientists and engineers configuring and designing processes for the synthesis and device fabrication of nanocellulose composites in electronics. Explores how to utilize nanocellulose fibers and nano-crystalline cellulose substances to synthesize materials with designed functionalities Outlines the major production processes for nanocellulous composites Discusses the major challenges that need to be surmounted in order to effectively use nanocellulous composites for electronics

Nanocellulose and Its Composites for Water Treatment Applications

Nanocellulose and Its Composites for Water Treatment Applications Book
Author : Dinesh Kumar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-07-12
ISBN : 1000403297
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Biological materials and their applications have drawn increasing attention among scientists. Cellulose is an abundant, renewable, biodegradable, economical, thermally stable, and light material, and it has found application in pharmaceuticals, coatings, food, textiles, laminates, sensors, actuators, flexible electronics, and flexible displays. Its nano form has extraordinary surface properties, such as higher surface area than cellulose; hence, nanocellulose can be used as a substitute for cellulose. Among many other sustainable, functional nanomaterials, nanocellulose is attracting growing interest in environmental remediation technologies because of its many unique properties and functionalities. Nanocellulose and Its Composites for Water Treatment Applications supplies insight into the application of nanocellulose and its nanocomposites for water purification and remediation. It covers different classes of nanocellulose—cellulose nanocrystal (CNC), microfibrillated cellulose (MFC), hairy cellulose nanocrystalloid (HCNC), and bacterial nanocellulose (BNC)—for their competency with other renewable and carbonaceous materials such as pectin, alginate, and CNTs. Future perspectives of nanocellulose and nanocomposites gleaned from different biodegradable origins are also discussed. This book delves into an updated description of the basic principles and developments in synthesis, characterization methods, properties (chemical, thermal, optical, structural, surface, and mechanical structure), property relationships, crystallization behavior, and degradability of biodegradable nanocomposites. The book also supplies vivid information about various cellulose nanomaterials and their applications in absorbing organic and inorganic toxins, membrane filtration of bacteria, viruses, and ionic impurities, photocatalytic dye removal, and sensing of water toxins. Features Details the synthesis and characterization methods of nanocellulose Illustrates the applications of nanocellulose and its nanocomposites Shows in-depth accounts of the various types of properties of nanocellulose and its composites Features emerging trends in the use of nanocellulose as adsorbents, sensors, membranes, and photocatalysis materials This book will be useful for academics, researchers, and engineers working in water treatment and purification.

Bacterial Cellulose

Bacterial Cellulose Book
Author : Sher Bahadar Khan,Tahseen Kamal
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-10-01
ISBN : 1000455637
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bacterial cellulose (BC) is a natural polymer produced by different microbial cells. Its unique structural, physico-chemical, mechanical, thermal, and biological properties offer much potential for use in diverse applications in the biomedical, electronics, energy, and environmental fields, among others. This text provides an overview of the synthesis, characterization, modification, and application of BC. • Discusses sources, characterization, and biosynthesis of BC • Covers composites and aerogels based on BCs • Describes development of BCs from waste and challenges in large-scale production of BCs • Explores a variety of applications such as environmental, industrial, and biomedical This book will be of great interest to researchers and industry professionals in materials science, chemical engineering, chemistry, and other related fields seeking to learn about the synthesis and application of this important material.

Sustainable Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogels from Natural Sources

Sustainable Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogels from Natural Sources Book
Author : Faruq Mohammad,Hamad A. Al-lohedan,Mohammad Jawaid
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-04-17
ISBN : 0128167904
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogels from Natural Sources explores the use of biopolymers in specific application areas such as electronics, energy, consumer goods, packaging materials, therapeutics, water treatment and engineering, and what makes the particular polymer to engage it in these applications. This is an important reference source for those who would like to learn more about how biopolymeric nanocomposites are used in sustainability and environmental protection. Biopolymers, including plant and sea-based polymers, play an important role in the formation and maintaining the stability of industrial nanocomposites; their common functions being the surface modification and protection for the highly oxidative-unstable cores, as stable base for holding multiple targets, and as a shield for the inorganic and highly toxic metals. These biopolymer-based nanocomposites are being used for applications in the electronics, automobile, construction and biomedical sectors. Explains the major design and development techniques of novel biopolymer-based nanocomposites Demonstrates how Nanocelluloses and Nanohydrogels are being used for environmental health and safety Explores how biopolymer-infused nanocellulose and nanogels are less toxic than their conventional counterparts

Nanocellulose and Nanocarbons Based Hybrid Materials

Nanocellulose and Nanocarbons Based Hybrid Materials Book
Author : Djalal Trache,Vijay Kumar Thakur
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2020-11-19
ISBN : 3039433741
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This highly informative and carefully presented book discusses the preparation, processing, characterization and applications of different types of hybrid nanomaterials based on nanocellulose and/or nanocarbons. It gives an overview of recent advances of outstanding classes of hybrid materials applied in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, and materials science, among others. The content of this book is relevant to researchers in academia and industry professionals working on the development of advanced hybrid nanomaterials and their applications.

Nanocellulose

Nanocellulose Book
Author : Jin Huang,Alain Dufresne,Ning Lin
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-08-05
ISBN : 3527342699
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Comprehensively introduces readers to the production, modifications, and applications of nanocellulose This book gives a thorough introduction to the structure, properties, surface modification, theory, mechanism of composites, and functional materials derived from nanocellulose. It also provides in-depth descriptions of plastics, composites, and functional nanomaterials specifically derived from cellulose nanocrystals, cellulose nanofibrils, and bacterial cellulose. It includes the most recent progress in developing a conceptual framework of nanocellulose, as well as its numerous applications in the design and manufacture of nanocomposites and functional nanomaterials. The book also looks at the relationship between structure and properties. Featuring contributions from many noted experts in the field, Nanocellulose: From Fundamentals to Advanced Materials examines the current status of nanocomposites based on nanocelluloses. It covers surface modification of nanocellulose in the nanocomposites development; reinforcing mechanism of cellulose nanocrystals in nanocomposites; and advanced materials based on self-organization of cellulose nanocrystals. The book studies the role of cellulose nanofibrils in nanocomposites, as well as a potential application based on colloidal properties of cellulose nanocrystals. It also offers strategies to explore biomedical applications of nanocellulose. -Provides comprehensive knowledge on the topic of nanocellulose, including the preparation, structure, properties, surface modification and strategy -Covers new reports on the application of nanocellulose -Summarizes three kinds of nanocellulose (cellulose nanocrystals, cellulose nanofibrils, and bacterial cellulose) and their production, modification, and applications Nanocellulose: From Fundamentals to Advanced Materials is a useful resource for specialist researchers of chemistry, materials, and nanotechnology science, as well as for researchers and students of the subject.

Functional Nanostructures for Sensors Optoelectronic Devices and Drug Delivery

Functional Nanostructures for Sensors  Optoelectronic Devices and Drug Delivery Book
Author : Maria Angela Castriciano
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2020-12-04
ISBN : 3039432168
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanoparticles and nanostructured materials represent an active area of research and impact in many application fields. The recent progress obtained in the synthesis of nanomaterials, and the fundamental understanding of their properties, has driven significant advances for their technological applications. The Special Issue “Functional Nanostructures for Sensors, Optoelectronic Devices and Drug Delivery” aims to provide an overview of the current research activities in the field of nanostructured materials with a particular emphasis on their potential applications for sensors, optoelectronic devices and biomedical systems. The Special Issue includes submission of original research articles and comprehensive reviews that demonstrated or summarized significant advances in the above-mentioned research fields. The Special Issue is made up of fifteen original research articles and three comprehensive reviews covering various topics of nanostructured materials and relative characterization from fundamental research to technological applications. More than 100 scientists from universities and research institutions lent their expertize and shared their research activities to ensure the success of this Special Issue.

Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy

Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy Book
Author : Sheila Devasahayam,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-07-09
ISBN : 0128216999
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nano Tools and Devices for Enhanced Renewable Energy addresses key challenges faced in major energy sectors as the world strives for more affordable and renewable energy sources. The book collates and discusses the latest innovations in nanotechnology for energy applications, providing a comprehensive single resource for those interested in renewable energy. Chapters cover a range of nano tools and devices, as well as renewable energy types and sources, from energy storage to geothermal energy. Materials scientists, engineers and environmental scientists interested in the application and evaluation of innovative nano tools and devices in renewable energy technologies will find this book very valuable. Nanotechnology can help to reduce energy consumption and lessen toxicity burdens on the environment. Despite the rapid growth of development and use of nanotechnology in the modern world, there are still challenges faced by researchers and development groups in industry and academia. This book helps solve the problems of reduced accessibility of relevant research, presenting important information on adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability. Covers a range of nano tools and devices, as well as renewable energy types and sources, from energy storage to geothermal energy Offers an insight into the commercialization and regulatory aspects of nanotechnology for renewable energy Helps solve the problems of reduced accessibility of relevant information, presenting important research on adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability

Biomedical Composites

Biomedical Composites Book
Author : Luigi Ambrosio
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2017-07-20
ISBN : 0081007590
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Biomedical Composites, Second Edition, provides revised, expanded, and updated content suitable for those active in the biomaterials and bioengineering field. Three new chapters cover modeling of biocomposites, 3D printing of customized scaffolds, and constructs and regulatory issues. Chapters from the first edition have been revised in order to provide up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of developments in the field. Part One discusses the fundamentals of biocomposites, with Part Two detailing a wide range of applications of biocomposites. Chapters in Part Three discuss the biocompatibility, mechanical behavior, and failure of biocomposites, while the final section looks at the future for biocomposites. Professor Luigi Ambrosio is the Director of the Institute for Composite and Biomedical Materials, Italy. He is a renowned scientist with expertise in biomedical composites and has published over 150 papers in international scientific journals and books, 16 patents, and over 250 presentations at international and national conferences. Led by an expert editor with many years of experience in academia and widely recognized as an international expert on biomedical composites Features an overview of biocomposites for a wide range of biomedical applications Provides revised, expanded, and updated coverage, including three new chapters

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-07-19
ISBN : 012813352X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications explores the use of novel nanomaterials in the industrial arena. The book covers nanomaterials and the techniques that can play vital roles in many industrial procedures, such as increasing sensitivity, magnifying precision and improving production limits. In addition, the book stresses that these approaches tend to provide green, sustainable solutions for industrial developments. Finally, the legal, economical and toxicity aspects of nanomaterials are covered in detail, making this is a comprehensive, important resource for anyone wanting to learn more about how nanomaterials are changing the way we create products in modern industry. Demonstrates how cutting-edge developments in nanomaterials translate into real-world innovations in a range of industry sectors Explores how using nanomaterials can help engineers to create innovative consumer products Discusses the legal, economical and toxicity issues arising from the industrial applications of nanomaterials