The Molecular Targets and Therapeutic Uses of Curcumin in Health and Disease

The Molecular Targets and Therapeutic Uses of Curcumin in Health and Disease
Author: Bharat B. Aggarwal,Young-Joon Surh,S. Shishodia
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 490
Release: 2007-08-06
ISBN 10: 0387464018
ISBN 13: 9780387464015
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Molecular Targets and Therapeutic Uses of Curcumin in Health and Disease Book Review:

The medicinal uses of Curcumin (also called turmeric) have been known and described for more than 5000 years. A large body of recent research suggests that curcumin is potentially useful in the treatment of inflammatory diseases, through modulation of numerous molecular targets. This is the first monograph to focus on the potential use of curcumin in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, psoriasis and more.

Application of Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

Application of Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
Author: Ali Demir Sezer
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 554
Release: 2014-07-25
ISBN 10: 9535116282
ISBN 13: 9789535116288
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Application of Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery Book Review:

This book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of nanotechnology use in drug delivery. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new and ongoing potentialities of nanotechnology application of drug delivery. Since the advent of analytical techniques and capabilities to measure particle sizes in nanometer ranges, there has been tremendous interest in the use of nanoparticles for more efficient methods of drug delivery. On the other hand, this reference discusses advances in design, optimization, and adaptation of gene delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, pulmonary, genetic, and infectious diseases, and considers assessment and review procedures involved in the development of gene-based pharmaceuticals.

Nanoemulsions

Nanoemulsions
Author: Seid Mahdi Jafari,D. Julian McClements
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2018-02-24
ISBN 10: 0128118393
ISBN 13: 9780128118399
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoemulsions Book Review:

Nanoemulsions: Formulation, Applications, and Characterization provides detailed information on the production, application and characterization of food nanoemulsion as presented by experts who share a wealth of experience. Those involved in the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries will find this a useful reference as it addresses findings related to different preparation and formulation methods of nanoemulsions and their application in different fields and products. As the last decade has seen a major shift from conventional emulsification processes towards nanoemulsions that both increase the efficiency and stability of emulsions and improve targeted drug and nutraceutical delivery, this book is a timely resource. Summarizes general aspects of food nanoemulsions and their formulation Provides detailed information on the production, application, and characterization of food nanoemulsion Reveals the potential of nanoemulsions, as well as their novel applications in functional foods, nutraceutical products, delivery systems, and cosmetic formulations Explains preparation of nanoemulsions by both low- and high-energy methods

Nanotheranostics for Cancer Applications

Nanotheranostics for Cancer Applications
Author: Prakash Rai,Stephanie A. Morris
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2018-11-12
ISBN 10: 3030017753
ISBN 13: 9783030017750
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotheranostics for Cancer Applications Book Review:

This book is the first to focus specifically on cancer nanotheranostics. Each of the chapters that make up this comprehensive volume is authored by a researcher, clinician, or regulatory agency member known for their expertise in this field. Theranostics, the technology to simultaneously diagnose and treat a disease, is a nascent field that is growing rapidly in this era of personalized medicine. As the need for cost-effective disease diagnosis grows, drug delivery systems that can act as multifunctional carriers for imaging contrast and therapy agents could provide unique breakthroughs in oncology. Nanotechnology has enabled the development of smart theranostic platforms that can concurrently diagnose disease, start primary treatment, monitor response and initiate secondary treatments if required. In oncology, chemotherapeutics have been routinely used. Some drugs have proven effective but all carry risks of adverse side effects. There is growing interest in using remotely triggered drug delivery systems to limit cytotoxicity in the diseased area. This book reviews the use of theranostic nanoparticles for cancer applications over the past decade. First, it briefly discusses the challenges and limitations of conventional cancer treatments, and presents an overview of the use of nanotechnology in treating cancer. These introductory chapters are followed by those exploring cancer diagnosis and a myriad of delivery methods for nanotherapeutics. The book also addresses multifunctional platforms, treatment monitoring, and regulatory considerations. As a whole, the book aims to briefly summarize the development and clinical potential of various nanotheranostics for cancer applications, and to delineate the challenges that must be overcome for successful clinical development and implementation of such cancer theranostics.

Nanoencapsulation Technologies for the Food and Nutraceutical Industries

Nanoencapsulation Technologies for the Food and Nutraceutical Industries
Author: Seid Mahdi Jafari
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 636
Release: 2017-04-11
ISBN 10: 0128113642
ISBN 13: 9780128113646
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoencapsulation Technologies for the Food and Nutraceutical Industries Book Review:

Nanoencapsulation Technologies for the Food and Nutraceutical Industries is a compendium which collects, in an easy and compact way, state-of-the-art details on techniques for nanoencapsulation of bioactive compounds in food and nutraceutical industries. The book addresses important modern technologies, including biopolymer based nano-particle formation techniques, formulation based processes, such as nano-liposomes and nano-emulsions, process based nano-encapsulation, such as electro-spinning and nano-spray drying, natural nano-carrier based processes, like casein and starch nano-particles, and other recent advances. This definitive reference manual is ideal for researchers and industry personnel who want to learn more about basic concepts and recent developments in nanotechnology research. Serves as a compendium of recent techniques and systems for nanoencapsulation of bioactive compounds Brings together basic concepts and the potential of nanoencapsulation technologies, also including their novel applications in functional foods and nutraceutical systems Includes biopolymer based nano-particle formation techniques, formulation based processes, process based nanoencapsulation, and nano-carrier based process

Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
Author: Tahira Farooqui,Akhlaq A. Farooqui
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2019-03-16
ISBN 10: 0128154624
ISBN 13: 9780128154625
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders Book Review:

Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders: Neurochemical and Pharmacological Properties focuses on the different molecular mechanisms underlying curcumin-mediated beneficial effects in neurological diseases. The book's editors discuss the neurochemical and pharmacological properties of curcumin, followed by the effect of curcumin in neurotraumatic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and neuropsychiatric diseases. The book also offers a perspective on future studies on the treatment of neurological disorders. The beneficial effects of curcumin have been observed both in cultured cells and in animal models, thus paving the way for ongoing present and future human clinical trials. Curcumin produces antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects not only by blocking oxidative stress and neuroinflammation in neurotraumatic and neurodegenerative diseases, but also by restoring cellular homeostasis and rebalancing redox equilibrium. Identifies molecular mechanisms of curcumin effects in neurological diseases Includes effects on neurotraumatic, neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases Covers the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects of curcumin Examines curcumin’s potential in developing new therapeutic drugs

Nanopharmaceuticals Principles and Applications Vol 2

Nanopharmaceuticals  Principles and Applications Vol  2
Author: Vinod Kumar Yata,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Eric Lichtfouse
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2020-07-14
ISBN 10: 3030449211
ISBN 13: 9783030449216
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanopharmaceuticals Principles and Applications Vol 2 Book Review:

This book presents the comprehensive description of basic principles, methodologies, similarities and differences of nano-liposomes and -phytosomes. It focuses on the implications of these nano carriers in drug delivery and also includes detailed classification of nanoinonized drug particles, polymeric nanoparticles and hydrophobic nanoparticles. This book concludes with the biological, technical and study-design challenges of Nanopharmaceuticals and presents critical viewpoints of smart DNA nanostructures. The risk factors and regulatory concerns have also been kept in focus and the book includes the toxicity and application of different types of ionic liquids for humans and environment. It also critically describes characteristics, applications and regulatory gaps of nanoparticle-ionic liquid combined systems.

Advances in Plant Phenolics

Advances in Plant Phenolics
Author: Guddadarangavvanahally K. Jayaprakasha
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9780841232952
ISBN 13: 0841232954
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Multifaceted Development and Application of Biopolymers for Biology Biomedicine and Nanotechnology

Multifaceted Development and Application of Biopolymers for Biology  Biomedicine and Nanotechnology
Author: P.K. Dutta,Joydeep Dutta
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 346
Release: 2013-09-18
ISBN 10: 3642401236
ISBN 13: 9783642401237
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multifaceted Development and Application of Biopolymers for Biology Biomedicine and Nanotechnology Book Review:

Nanoparticles for Gene Delivery into Stem Cells and Embryos, by Pallavi Pushp, Rajdeep Kaur, Hoon Taek Lee, Mukesh Kumar Gupta. Engineering of Polysaccharides via Nanotechnology, by Joydeep Dutta. Hydroxyapatite-Packed Chitosan-PMMA Nanocomposite: A Promising Material for Construction of Synthetic Bone, by Arundhati Bhowmick, Subhash Banerjee, Ratnesh Kumar, Patit Paban Kundu. Biodegradable Polymers for Potential Delivery Systems for Therapeutics, by Sanjeev K. Pandey, Chandana Haldar, Dinesh K. Patel, Pralay Maiti. Phytomedicine-Loaded Polymeric Nanomedicines: Potential Cancer Therapeutics, by S. Maya, M. Sabitha, Shantikumar V. Nair, R. Jayakumar. Proteins and Carbohydrates as Polymeric Nanodrug Delivery Systems: Formulation, Properties and Toxicological Evaluation, by Dhanya Narayanan, J. Gopikrishna, Shantikumar V. Nair, Deepthy Menon. Biopolymeric Micro and Nanoparticles: Preparation, Characterization and Industrial Applications, by Anil Kumar Anal, Alisha Tuladhar. Applications of Glyconanoparticles as “Sweet” Glycobiological Therapeutics and Diagnostics, by Naresh Kottari, Yoann M. Chabre, Rishi Sharma, René Roy.

Nanotechnology Applied To Pharmaceutical Technology

Nanotechnology Applied To Pharmaceutical Technology
Author: Mahendra Rai,Carolina Alves dos Santos
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2017-11-21
ISBN 10: 3319702998
ISBN 13: 9783319702995
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Applied To Pharmaceutical Technology Book Review:

Focusing on the application of nanotechnology in pharmaceutical technology the editors seek to integrate the two in order to obtain innovative products and solutions in pharmacology. Interdisciplinary in content it is of interest to those who are involved in the development of nanoproducts including nanotechnologists, microbiologists, biotechnologists pharmacologists and clinicians. Recent studies are presented that include the biosynthesis of nanoparticles focusing on antimicrobials; nanomaterial-based formulations that treat cancer, infections, skin disorders and wounds;nanomaterials in eye diseases and toxicity and safety issues. It demonstrates the crucial role this plays in tackling multi-drug resistant threats.

Extracellular Sugar Based Biopolymers Matrices

Extracellular Sugar Based Biopolymers Matrices
Author: Ephraim Cohen,Hans Merzendorfer
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 820
Release: 2019-07-02
ISBN 10: 3030129195
ISBN 13: 9783030129194
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Extracellular Sugar Based Biopolymers Matrices Book Review:

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 human health, as they are associated with resistance to antibiotics. Although exopolysaccharides are crucial for ECM formation and function, they have received considerably little attention to date. The respective chapters of this book comprehensively address such issues, and provide reviews on the structural, biochemical, molecular and biophysical properties of exopolysaccharides. These components are abundantly produced by virtually all taxa including bacteria, algae, plants, fungi, invertebrates and vertebrates. They include long unbranched homopolymers (cellulose, chitin/chitosan), linear copolymers (alginate, agarose), peptoglycans such as murein, heteropolymers like a variety of glycosaminoglycans (hyaluronan, dermatan, keratin, heparin, Pel), and branched heteropolymers such as pectin and hemicellulose. A separate chapter is dedicated to modern industrial and biomedical applications of exopolysaccharides and polysaccharide-based biocomposites. Their unique chemical, physical and mechanical properties have attracted considerable interest, inspired basic and applied research, and have already been harnessed to form structural biocomposite hybrids for tailor-made applications in regenerative medicine, bioengineering and biosensor design. Given its scope, this book provides a substantial source of basic and applied information for a wide range of scientists, as well as valuable textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate students.

Natural Products as Source of Molecules with Therapeutic Potential

Natural Products as Source of Molecules with Therapeutic Potential
Author: Valdir Cechinel Filho
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 531
Release: 2018-12-07
ISBN 10: 3030005453
ISBN 13: 9783030005450
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Products as Source of Molecules with Therapeutic Potential Book Review:

This book addresses the highly relevant and complex subject of research on drugs from natural products, discussing the current hot topics in the field. It also provides a detailed overview of the strategies used to research and develop these drugs. Respected experts explore issues involved in the production chain and when looking for new medicinal agents, including aspects such as therapeutic potential, functional foods, ethnopharmacology, metabolomics, virtual screening and regulatory scenarios. Further, the book describes strategic methods of isolation and characterization of active principles, biological assays, biotechnology of plants, synthesis, clinical trials and the use of tools to identity active principles.

Colloidal Drug Delivery Systems

Colloidal Drug Delivery Systems
Author: Jorg Kreuter
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2014-07-22
ISBN 10: 1498710565
ISBN 13: 9781498710565
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Colloidal Drug Delivery Systems Book Review:

This volume provides a single-source of reviews for all the important colloidal drug delivery systems, including nanoparticles, liposomes, niosomes, microemulsions and ointments. Over 1000 bibliographic citations, as well as tables, drawings, equations and photographs, are provided. Arranged in order of increasing physical complexity, this work ana

Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogel Matrices

Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogel Matrices
Author: Mohammad Jawaid,Faruq Mohammad
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2017-05-09
ISBN 10: 3527803858
ISBN 13: 9783527803859
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocellulose and Nanohydrogel Matrices Book Review:

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.

Nanohybrids

Nanohybrids
Author: Gaurav Sharma,Alberto García-Peñas
Publsiher: Materials Research Forum LLC
Total Pages: 278
Release: 2021-01-20
ISBN 10: 1644901064
ISBN 13: 9781644901069
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanohybrids Book Review:

The book covers preparation, designing and utilization of nanohybrid materials for biomedical applications. These materials can improve the effectiveness of drugs, promote high cell growth in new scaffolds, and lead to biodegradable surgical sutures. The use of hybrid magneto-plasmonic nanoparticles may lead to non-invasive therapies. The most promising materials are based on silica nanostructures, polymers, bioresorbable metals, liposomes, biopolymeric electrospun nanofibers, graphene, and gelatin. Much research focuses on the development of biomaterials for cell regeneration and wound healing applications. Keywords: Biomedical Materials, Cell Growth, Cell Regeneration, Wound Healing, Surgical Sutures, Non-invasive Therapies , Drug Transport, Tissue Engineering, Cardiovascular Implants, Fracture Repair Implants, Biodegradable Materials, Hybrid Magneto-plasmonic Nanoparticles, Silica Nanostructures, Polymers, Bioresorbable Metals, Liposomes, Biopolymeric Electrospun Nanofibers, Graphene, Gelatin-based Hydrogels.

Turmeric

Turmeric
Author: P. N. Ravindran,K. Nirmal Babu,Kandaswamy Sivaraman
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2007-03-01
ISBN 10: 9781420006322
ISBN 13: 1420006320
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Turmeric Book Review:

For the last 6000 years turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicine to alleviate pain, balance digestion, purify body and mind, clear skin diseases, expel phlegm, and invigorate the blood. Nowadays, this plant has acquired great importance with its anti-aging, anti-cancer, anti-Altzheimer, antioxidant, and a variety of other medicinal properties. The need of the hour is to verify and validate the traditional uses by subjecting them to proper experimental studies. To do this effectively there needs to be a single comprehensive source of the knowledge to date. Turmeric: the genus Curcuma is the first comprehensive monographic treatment on turmeric. It covers all aspects of turmeric including botany, genetic resources, crop improvement, processing, biotechnology, pharmacology, medicinal and traditional uses, and its use as a spice and flavoring. Bringing together the premier experts in the field from India, Japan, UK, and USA, this book offers the most thorough examination of the cultivation, market trends, processing, and products as well as pharmacokinetic and medicinal properties of this highly regarded spice. While Ayurveda has known for millennia that turmeric cleanses the body, modern science has now discovered that it produces glutathione-s-transferase that detoxifies the body and therefore strengthens the liver, heart, and immune system. By comparing traditional uses with modern scientific discoveries, the text provides a complete view of the medicinal value and health benefits of turmeric. Heavily referenced with an exhaustive bibliography at the end of each chapter, the book collects and collates the currently available data on turmeric. Covering everything from cultivation to medicine, Turmeric: the Genus Curcuma serves as an invaluable reference for those involved with agriculture, marketing, processing or product development, and may function as a catalyst for future research into the health benefits and applications of turmeric.

Nanoliposomes

Nanoliposomes
Author: Mozafari, Reza M
Publsiher: Trafford
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9781412055451
ISBN 13: 1412055458
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoliposomes Book Review:

In the nanotechnology era much of the enhanced speed and effectiveness of equipments, techniques or material is due to their downsizing to nanometric scale. One such enhancement has been occurring in the field of nanoencapsulation. Nanoencapsulation of bioactive materials is a multidisciplinary approach to improve the efficiency and decrease the side effects of drugs, vaccines, cosmetics, slimming agents and nutraceuticals. Nanoliposomes are among the best encapsulation and controlled release systems with the ability to incorporate and protect various types of bioactives as well as deliver them to the target site inside the human or animal body. This book is an ideal source for learning about, or teaching lipid-based carrier systems, including nanoliposomes, archaeosomes, immunoliposomes, virosomes, ultradeformable vesicles and stealth liposomes from basics to post-graduate levels. Several methods of preparation and characterization of these carriers along with their in vitro and in vivo behavior are explained. Application of the nanocarriers in various areas including pharmaceutics, biotechnology, gene delivery and therapy, food technology and origin of life are covered. Particular emphasis is given to the manufacture of carrier systems without employing potentially harmful substances (e.g. volatile solvents or detergents) on small and large scale. The book also contains a unique technical glossary which is especially useful for those new to the field.

Advances in Dairy Products

Advances in Dairy Products
Author: Francesco Conto
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2017-11-13
ISBN 10: 1118906438
ISBN 13: 9781118906439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Dairy Products Book Review:

Advances in Dairy Product Science & Technology offers a comprehensive review of the most innovative scientific knowledge in the dairy food sector. Edited and authored by noted experts from academic and industry backgrounds, this book shows how the knowledge from strategic and applied research can be utilized by the commercial innovation of dairy product manufacture and distribution. Topics explored include recent advances in the dairy sector, such as raw materials and milk processing, environmental impact, economic concerns and consumer acceptance. The book includes various emerging technologies applied to milk and starter cultures sources, strategic options for their use, their characterization, requirements, starter growth and delivery and other ingredients used in the dairy industry. The text also outlines a framework on consumer behavior that can help to determine quality perception of food products and decision-making. Consumer insight techniques can help support the identification of market opportunities and represent a useful mean to test product prototypes before final launch. This comprehensive resource: Assesses the most innovative scientific knowledge in the dairy food sector Reviews the latest technological developments relevant for dairy companies Covers new advances across a range of topics including raw material processing, starter cultures for fermented products, processing and packaging Examines consumer research innovations in the dairy industry Written for dairy scientists, other dairy industry professionals, government agencies, educators and students, Advances in Dairy Product Science & Technology includes vital information on the most up-to-date and scientifically sound research in the field.

Leishmaniases as Re emerging Diseases

Leishmaniases as Re emerging Diseases
Author: Farhat Afrin,Hassan Hemeg
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2018-10-10
ISBN 10: 1789841011
ISBN 13: 9781789841015
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leishmaniases as Re emerging Diseases Book Review:

Leishmania parasites plague the mammalian host causing high morbidity and mortality. The parasites persist in the hostile milieu, crippling its defensive arsenal. In the face of mounting resistance to an antiquated drug arsenal, new approaches are urgently desired to keep the infection at bay. Furthermore, to strengthen the leishmaniasis elimination drive, particular emphasis has to be laid on identification of new targets and vaccination strategies. This book gives a brief glimpse of the epidemiology of leishmaniasis, immune evasion, vaccination, and therapeutic modalities that may work by untangling the immunological cross-wires of pathogenic cross-talk. The Conventional treatment and its drawbacks, the prospects of phytotherapy and nanomedicines, are also discussed. The identification of drug targets with the aim of designing inhibitors is also exemplified.

Nanoscience in Food and Agriculture 2

Nanoscience in Food and Agriculture 2
Author: Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Eric Lichtfouse
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 373
Release: 2016-08-18
ISBN 10: 3319393065
ISBN 13: 9783319393063
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoscience in Food and Agriculture 2 Book Review:

This book is the second volume on this topic within the series. With unique properties, nanomaterials are rapidly finding novel applications in many fields such as food, medicine, agriculture and pollution. Such applications include to treat cancer, nanosensors to detect food contamination, nanomaterials for food packaging, nanoencapsulation to preserve nutraceuticals, and nanofertilisers for advanced agriculture. After an introductory chapter on property rights of nanomaterials, readers will discover the applications of nanotechnology in food, health, environment, ecotoxicology and agriculture.