Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Author: Shakeel Ahmed,Annu Tomer
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2021-06-03
ISBN 10: 0128216344
ISBN 13: 9780128216347
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Book Review:

Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine explores novel uses of these in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. This book offers an interdisplinary approach, combining chemical, biomedical engineering, materials science and pharmacological aspects of the characterization, synthesis and application of bionanocomposites. Chapters cover a broad selection of bionanocomposites including chitosan, alginate and more, which are utilized in tissue engineering, wound healing, bone repair, drug formulation, cancer therapy, drug delivery, cartilage regeneration and dental implants. Additional sections of Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine discuss, in detail, the safety aspects and circular economy of bionanocomposites – offering an insight into the commercial and industrial aspects of these important materials. Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine will prove a highly useful text for for those in the fields of biomedical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceutics and materials science, both in academia and industrial R&D groups. Each bionanocomposite type is covered individually, providing specific and detailed information for each material Covers a range of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications, from dental and bone engineering to cancer therapy Offers an integrated approach, with contributions from authors across a variety of related disciplines, including biomedical engineering, chemistry and materials science

Green Polymeric Nanocomposites

Green Polymeric Nanocomposites
Author: Satya Eswari Jujjavarapu,Krishna Mohan Poluri
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2020-01-28
ISBN 10: 135104513X
ISBN 13: 9781351045131
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Polymeric Nanocomposites Book Review:

Covering fundamentals through applications, this book discusses environmentally friendly polymer nanocomposites and alternatives to traditional nanocomposites through detailed reviews of a variety of materials procured from different resources, their synthesis, and applications using alternative green approaches. The text: Describes green polymeric nanocomposites that show greater properties in terms of degradability, biocompatibility, synthesis process, cost effectiveness, mechanical strength, high surface area, nontoxicity, and environmental friendliness Explains the basics of eco-friendly polymer nanocomposites from different natural resources and their chemistry Discusses practical applications that present future directions in the biomedical, pharmaceutical, and automotive industries This book is aimed at scientists, researchers, and academics working in nanotechnology, biomaterials, polymer science, and those studying products derived from eco-friendly nanomaterials.

Nanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites

Nanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Niranjan Karak
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2018-10-24
ISBN 10: 0128146168
ISBN 13: 9780128146163
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Nanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites: Raw Materials to Applications brings together the most recent research in nanoparticles and polymer nanocomposites for a range of applications. The book's coverage is comprehensive, starting with synthesis techniques, then moving to characterization and applications of several different classes of nanomaterial and nanoparticle in nanocomposites. By presenting different nanomaterials, such as metal and metal oxides, clay and POSS, carbon nanotubes, cellulose and bio-based polymers in a structured manner, the book enables an efficient comparison of properties and capabilities for these advanced materials, making it relevant both for researchers in an academic environment and also industrial R&D. This book is particularly distinctive because it centers on the raw materials on which the nanocomposites are based, the biological properties of the range of materials discussed, and the environmental and economic considerations of different polymer systems. Presents a thorough, up-to-date review of the latest advances and developments in the field of nanomaterials and polymer nanocomposites, with a particular focus on raw materials Includes comprehensive coverage from historical backgrounds, synthesis techniques, characterization, and a detailed look at new and emerging applications for polymer nanocomposites Provides a range of different material classes, including metal and metal oxides, biopolymers, graphene and cellulose, among others

Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences

Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences
Author: Ajay Vasudeo Rane,Sabu Thomas,Nandakumar Kalarikkal
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 502
Release: 2018-11-21
ISBN 10: 1351251562
ISBN 13: 9781351251563
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences Book Review:

This new volume, Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences. focuses on recent theoretical and practical advances in polymers and their blends, composites, and nanocompos¬ites related to their microscopic characterization. It highlights recent accomplishments and trends in the field of polymer nanocomposites and filled polymers related to microstructural characterization. This book gives an insight and better understanding into the development in microscopy as a tool for characterization. The book emphasizes recent research work in the field of microscopy in life sciences and materials sciences mainly related to its synthesis, characterizations, and applications. The book explains the application of microscopic techniques in life sciences and materials sciences, and their applications and state of current research carried out. The book aims to foster a better understanding of the properties of polymer composites by describing new techniques to measure microstructure property relationships and by utilizing techniques and expertise developed in the conventional filled polymer composites. Characterization techniques, particularly microstructural characterization, have proven to be extremely difficult because of the range of length-scales associated with these materials. Topics include: •Instrumentation and Techniques: advances in scanning probe microscopy, SEM, TEM, OM. 3D imaging and tomography, electron diffraction techniques and analytical microscopy, advances in sample preparation techniques in-situ microscopy, correlative microscopy in life and material sciences, low voltage electron microscopy. •Life Sciences: Structure and imaging of biomolecules, live cell imaging, neurobiology, organelles and cellular dynamics, multi-disciplinary approaches for medical and biological sciences, microscopic application in plants, microorganism and environmental science, super resolution microscopy in biological sciences. •Materials Sciences: materials for nanotechnology, metals alloys and inter-metallic, ceramics, composites, minerals and microscopy in cultural heritage, thin films, coatings, surfaces and interfaces, carbon based materials, polymers and soft materials and self-assembled materials, semiconductors and magnetic materials. Polymers and inorganic nanoparticles. The volume will be of significant interest to scientists working on the basic issues surrounding polymers, nanocomposites, and nanoparticulate-filled polymers, as well as those working in industry on applied problems, such as processing. Because of the multidisciplinary nature of this research, the book will be valuable to chemists, materials scientists, physicists, chemical engineers, and processing specialists who are involved and interested in the future frontiers of blends.

Holistic Healthcare

Holistic Healthcare
Author: Anne George,Snigdha S. Babu,M. P. Ajithkumar,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2019-04-26
ISBN 10: 042994702X
ISBN 13: 9780429947025
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Holistic Healthcare Book Review:

Here is an insightful compilation of contributions from scientists, healthcare experts, and doctors working actively to bring about wholesome healing to individuals, looking at cuttingedge holistic therapies. It includes chapters that deal with improving the general health of people from various walks of life, to treating some very challenging diseases. Various schools of treatments, exercise regimes, and meditations are discussed. Specific topics include the use of alternative therapy for human health and healing, including yoga, meditation, acupuncture, prayer, herbs, Ayurvedic treatment, and homoeopathy. The volume showcases some recent trends in treating various diseases that plague mankind, including superbugs, drug sideeffects, drug abuse, and myriad lifestyle-related diseases and syndromes.

Sustainable Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites

Sustainable Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites
Author: Inamuddin,Sabu Thomas,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Abdullah M. Asiri
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1440
Release: 2019-02-01
ISBN 10: 3030053997
ISBN 13: 9783030053994
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites Book Review:

This book presents emerging economical and environmentally friendly polymer composites that are free of the side effects observed in traditional composites. It focuses on eco-friendly composite materials using granulated cork, a by-product of the cork industry; cellulose pulp from the recycling of paper residues; hemp fibers; and a range of other environmentally friendly materials procured from various sources. The book presents the manufacturing methods, properties and characterization techniques of these eco-friendly composites. The respective chapters address classical and recent aspects of eco-friendly polymer composites and their chemistry, along with practical applications in the biomedical, pharmaceutical, automotive and other sectors. Topics addressed include the fundamentals, processing, properties, practicality, drawbacks and advantages of eco-friendly polymer composites. Featuring contributions by experts in the field with a variety of backgrounds and specialties, the book will appeal to researchers and students in the fields of materials science and environmental science. Moreover, it fills the gap between research work in the laboratory and practical applications in related industries.

Manufacturing of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites

Manufacturing of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites
Author: Mohd Sapuan Salit,Mohammad Jawaid,Nukman Bin Yusoff,M. Enamul Hoque
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2015-09-10
ISBN 10: 3319079441
ISBN 13: 9783319079448
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacturing of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites Book Review:

Natural fibre composite is an emerging material that has great potential to be used in engineering application. Oil palm, sugar palm, bagasse, coir, banana stem, hemp, jute, sisal, kenaf, roselle, rice husk, betul nut husk and cocoa pod are among the natural fibres reported to be used as reinforcing materials in polymer composites. Natural fibre composites were used in many industries such as automotive, building, furniture, marine and aerospace industries. The advantages of natural fibre composites include low cost, renewable, abundance, light weight, less abrasive and they are suitable to be used in semi or non-structural engineering components. Research on various aspects of natural fibre composites such as characterization, determination of properties and design have been extensively carried out. However, publications that reported on research of manufacture of natural fibre composites are very limited. Specifically, although manufacturing methods of components from natural fibre composites are similar to those of components from conventional fibre composites such as glass, carbon and Kevlar fibres, modification of equipment used for conventional fibre composites may be required. This book fills the gap of knowledge in the field of natural fibre composites for the research community. Among the methods reported that are being used to produce components from natural fibre composites include hand lay-up, compression moulding, filament winding, injection moulding, resin transfer moulding, pultrusion and vacuum bag moulding. This book is also intended to address some research on secondary processing such as machining and laser welding of natural fibre composites. It is hoped that publication of this book will provide the readers new knowledge and understanding on the manufacture of natural fibre composites.

Dynamics of Advanced Sustainable Nanomaterials and Their Related Nanocomposites at the Bio Nano Interface

Dynamics of Advanced Sustainable Nanomaterials and Their Related Nanocomposites at the Bio Nano Interface
Author: Niranjan Karak
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2019-07-30
ISBN 10: 0128191430
ISBN 13: 9780128191439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dynamics of Advanced Sustainable Nanomaterials and Their Related Nanocomposites at the Bio Nano Interface Book Review:

Dynamics of Advanced Sustainable Nanomaterials and Their Related Nanocomposites at the Bio-Nano Interface highlights the most recent research findings (conducted over the last 5-6 years) on the dynamics of nanomaterials, including their multifaceted, advanced applications as sustainable materials. In addition, special attributes of these materials are discussed from a mechanistic and application point-of-view, including their sustainability and interfacial interactions at the bio-nano interface and different applications. This book presents an important reference resource on advanced sustainable nanomaterials for chemical, nano-, and materials technologists who are looking to learn more about advanced nanocomposites with sustainable attributes. Finally, the book examines the emerging market for sustainable materials and their advanced applications, with a particular focus on the bio-nano interface and their future outlook. Features detailed information on the fundamentals of bio-nano interfacial interactions in sustainable nanomaterials Includes advanced applications of these materials that will help the end user select the appropriate materials for their desired application Features extensive information on the dynamics of these materials, helping the end user extend their work into new applications

Flame Retardants for Textile Materials

Flame Retardants for Textile Materials
Author: Asim Kumar Roy Choudhury
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 414
Release: 2020-08-04
ISBN 10: 0429629672
ISBN 13: 9780429629679
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Flame Retardants for Textile Materials Book Review:

This book focuses on flame retardants (FR) for textile materials. It discusses basics of flame retardancy and flammability and covers various types of flame retardants and materials, including natural FRs, halogen, phosphorous, and nanomaterial-based FRs. This book also discusses methods of applications of FRs and discusses FRs and the environment. Covers a variety of interdisciplinary applications in the textile industry Emphasizes environmental aspects Reports on a large number of FR compounds studied globally Discusses in detail recent developments in halogen-free eco-friendly flame retardants Extensively describes basic aspects of flame retardancy and their measurements Aimed at the practitioner and textile engineering professional this work aims to ensure development of safe textile materials for various uses, including apparel, protective wear, floor coverings, upholstery, drapery, and others.

Biopolymeric Nanomaterials

Biopolymeric Nanomaterials
Author: Shamsher S. Kanwar,Ashok Kumar,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Swati Sharma,Yassine Slimani
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 730
Release: 2021-09-24
ISBN 10: 0323853285
ISBN 13: 9780323853286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biopolymeric Nanomaterials Book Review:

Biopolymeric Nanomaterials: Fundamentals and Applications outlines the fundamental design concepts and emerging applications of biopolymeric nanomaterials. The book also provides information on emerging applications of biopolymeric nanomaterials, including in biomedicine, manufacturing and water purification, as well as assessing their physical, chemical and biological properties. This is an important reference source for materials scientists, engineers and biomedical scientists who are seeking to increase their understanding of how polymeric nanomaterials are being used for a range of biomedical and industrial applications. Biopolymeric nanomaterials refer to biocompatible nanomaterials, consisting of biopolymers, such as protein (silk, collagen, gelatin, ß-casein, zein, and albumin), protein-mimicked polypeptides and polysaccharides (chitosan, alginate, pullulan, starch, and heparin). Biopolymeric nanomaterials may be used as i) delivery systems for bioactive compounds in food application, (ii) for delivery of therapeutic molecules (drugs and genes), or for (iii) tissue engineering. Provides information on the design concepts and synthesis of biopolymeric nanomaterials in biomedical and industrial applications Highlights the major properties and processing methods for biopolymeric nanomaterials Assesses the major challenges of producing biopolymeric nanomaterials on an industrial scale

Bionanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications

Bionanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications
Author: Shakeel Ahmed
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 554
Release: 2022-04-15
ISBN 10: 0323885292
ISBN 13: 9780323885294
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bionanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications Book Review:

Bionanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications provides fundamental information on recent developments in this important field of research. The book comprehensively summarizes recent technical research accomplishments in bionanocomposites for food packaging applications. It discusses various aspects of green and sustainable bionanocomposites from the point-of-view of chemistry and engineering. Key chapters include methods of fabrication, processing and advanced production techniques, characterization, PLA, PCL, PGA, Poly (butylene succinate), Chitosan, Starch, Cellulose, PHAs, PHB, Carrageenan, Lignin and Protein-based bionanocomposites for food packaging applications. In addition, the book highlights lifecycle analysis and impacts on health and the environment. Modern technologies for processing and strategies for improving performance, such as biodegradability and permeability, both of which are key factors to achieve environmentally friendly alternatives to more traditional plastic materials are also included. Covers all types of bionanocomposites for packaging Provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review on the latest research Addresses lifecycle analysis and impacts on the environmental and health Covers safety aspects and the circular economy

Bionanocomposites

Bionanocomposites
Author: Khalid Mahmod Zia,Farukh Jabeen,Muhammad Naveed Anjum,Saiqa Ikram
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 588
Release: 2020-06-21
ISBN 10: 0128168900
ISBN 13: 9780128168905
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bionanocomposites Book Review:

Bionanocomposites: Green Synthesis and Applications provides an in-depth study on the synthesis of a variety of bionanocomposites from different types of raw materials. In addition, the book offers an overview on the synthesis and applications of environmentally friendly bionanocomposites, with an emphasis on bionanocomposites of natural products. Final sections focus on various characterization techniques, their production, and the future prospects of sustainable bionanocomposites. Outlines the major characterization methods and processing techniques for bionanocomposites Explores how bionanocomopsites are being used to design new projects in medicine and environmental engineering Discusses how the properties of a variety of bionanocomposite classes make them suitable for particular industrial applications

Bionanocomposites

Bionanocomposites
Author: Carole Aim?
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-08-14
ISBN 10: 1118942221
ISBN 13: 9781118942222
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bionanocomposites Book Review:

Beginning with a general overview of nanocomposites, Bionanocomposites: Integrating Biological Processes for Bioinspired Nanotechnologies details the systems available in nature (nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids) that can be integrated within suitable inorganic matrices for specific applications. Describing the relationship between architecture, hierarchy and function, this book aims at pointing out how bio-systems can be key components of nanocomposites. The text then reviews the design principles, structures, functions and applications of bionanocomposites. It also includes a section presenting related technical methods to help readers identify and understand the most widely used analytical tools such as X-Ray photoelectron spectroscopy, electron microscopy, and mechanical testing methods, among others.

Green Nanomaterials

Green Nanomaterials
Author: Shakeel Ahmed,Wazed Ali
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 346
Release: 2020-03-16
ISBN 10: 9811535604
ISBN 13: 9789811535604
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Nanomaterials Book Review:

This book comprises a collection of chapters on advances in green nanomaterials. The book looks at ways to establish long‐term safe and sustainable forms of nanotechnology through implementation of nanoparticle biosynthesis with minimum impact on the ecosystem. The book looks at synthesis, processing, and applications of metal and metal oxide nanomaterials and also at bio-nanomaterials. The contents of this book will prove useful for researchers and professionals working in the field of nanomaterials and green technology.

Fundamentals of Bionanomaterials

Fundamentals of Bionanomaterials
Author: Ahmed Barhoum,Jaison Jeevanandam,Michael K. Danquah
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2022-01-28
ISBN 10: 0128241489
ISBN 13: 9780128241486
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Bionanomaterials Book Review:

Bionanomaterials are identified as a perfect replacement, in the quest for the search of an alternative to toxic conventional nanomaterials for biomedical applications. Bionanomaterials are the nanomaterials, that are fabricated via biomolecules or encapsulate or immobilize a conventional nanomaterial with a biomolecule. The biomolecules extracted from the microbes, plants, agricultural wastes, insects, marine organisms and certain animals are used for the formation of bionanomaterials. These bionanomaterials exhibited low or negligible toxicity towards humans, other organisms and the environment with enhanced biocompatibility, bioavailability and bioreactivity. Thus, the aim of this book is to provide an overview of various bionanomaterials, their synthesis, characterization and their application-oriented properties. The book is divided into two parts – Part 1 discusses about the bionanomaterials of exclusive natural origin, self-assembled bionanomaterials and their environmental application and Part 2 focuses on applications of distinct bionanomaterials in biomedical sciences. The ‘Chapter 1 – Bionanomaterials: Definitions, sources, types, properties, market, toxicity and regulations’ aims to provide an extensive overview of bionanomaterials, their definitions, sources, types and their properties. In addition, the toxicity of bionanomaterials and their regulations implied in recent times were also discussed. ‘Chapter 2 – Nature inspired bionanomaterials’ highlights different types of nature-inspired biosynthesized nanomaterials and their green synthesis methods, as well as some of their emerging applications, especially in the fields of nanomedicine, cosmetics, drug delivery, molecular imaging, and catalytic precursors. Further, the chapter also covers different types of bionanomaterials (e.g., viruses, protein cages, and phages) and highlights their unique properties and potential applications. ‘Chapter 3 – Culinary spices mediated biogenesis of nanoparticles for cancer and diabetes treatment’ deals with bionanomaterials synthesized by using extracts of culinary spices and its vital role in the treatment of distinct types of cancer and diabetes. In ‘Chapter 4 – Environment friendly superhydrophobic bioactive nanocoatings’, the authors have discussed the basics of exceptional water repellence behaviour and recent developments in the area of bioactive-SHC for various applications. In addition, the current and projected requirements for bioactive-SHC were also addressed. The authors of ‘Chapter 5 – Self-assembly of nanobionics: from theory to application’ reviewed, discussed, addressed and highlighted the recent advancements in bionics as an interdisciplinary field to understand the bionic materials and particles, that are mainly fabricated via self-assembly approach.

Eco friendly Polymer Nanocomposites

Eco friendly Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 579
Release: 2015-06-22
ISBN 10: 8132224701
ISBN 13: 9788132224709
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eco friendly Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

This book contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing environment-friendly polymer nanocomposites with basic fundamentals, practicality and alternatives to traditional nanocomposites through detailed reviews of different environmental friendly materials procured from different resources, their synthesis and applications using alternative green approaches. The book aims at explaining basics of eco-friendly polymer nanocomposites from different natural resources and their chemistry along with practical applications which present a future direction in the biomedical, pharmaceutical and automotive industry. The book attempts to present emerging economic and environmentally friendly polymer nanocomposites that are free from side effects studied in the traditional nanocomposites. This book is the outcome of contributions by many experts in the field from different disciplines, with various backgrounds and expertises. This book will appeal to researchers as well as students from different disciplines. The content includes industrial applications and will fill the gap between the research works in laboratory to practical applications in related industries.

Polymer Nanoclay Composites

Polymer Nanoclay Composites
Author: Stephan Laske
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2015-01-09
ISBN 10: 0323312721
ISBN 13: 9780323312721
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer Nanoclay Composites Book Review:

There is a major lack of fundamental knowledge and understanding on the interaction between a filler and the polymer matrix. When it comes to nanoscale fillers, such as layered silicates, carbon nanotubes, graphene or cellulose nanofibers it is even more important to know accurate structure-property relationships as well as identifying the parameters influencing material behavior. The reason for the lack of knowledge on how to process nanocomposites and why there are so few applications is that several scientific fields are affected and a joint effort of those scientific communities involved is necessary – starting from the filler manufacturing or pre-processing over polymer chemistry to the polymer processing. In Polymer Nanoclay Composites, all involved scientific areas are viewed together for the first time, providing an all-embracing coverage of all stages of polymer clay nanocomposites processing from lab-scale to industrial scale – stages from the raw material over manufacturing of polymer clay nanocomposites to characterization and the final products. Readers will gain insight in the physical/chemical pre-processing of layered silicates and their incorporation into a polymer matrix using sophisticated technologies (such as advanced compounding) as well as in real-time quality control of the nanocomposite production and future prospects. The book also describes nanotoxicological and nanosafety aspects. Covers the whole processing route with all aspects of the nanocomposites industry with particular focus on the processing of polymer clay nanocomposites Includes quality control and nanosafety Multidisciplinary approach from an industrial perspective

Food Safety and Human Health

Food Safety and Human Health
Author: Ram Lakhan Singh,Sukanta Mondal
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 402
Release: 2019-07-30
ISBN 10: 0128163348
ISBN 13: 9780128163344
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Safety and Human Health Book Review:

Food Safety and Human Health provides a framework to manage food safety risks and insure safe food system. This reference takes a reader-friendly approach in presenting the entire range of toxic compounds found naturally in foods or introduced by industrial contamination or food processing methods. It provides the basic principles of food toxicology and its processing and safety for human health to help professionals and students better understand the real problems of toxic materials. This essential resource will help readers address problems regarding food contamination and safety. It will be particularly useful for graduate students, researchers and professionals in the agri-food industry. Encompasses the first pedagogic treatment of the entire range of toxic compounds found naturally in foods or introduced by industrial contamination or food processing methods Features areas of vital concern to consumers, such as the toxicological implications of food, implications of food processing and its safety to human health Focuses on the safety aspects of genetically modified foods currently available

Cationic Polymers in Regenerative Medicine

Cationic Polymers in Regenerative Medicine
Author: Sangram Keshari Samal,Peter Dubruel
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 612
Release: 2014-11-14
ISBN 10: 1782620109
ISBN 13: 9781782620105
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cationic Polymers in Regenerative Medicine Book Review:

The unique physico-chemical properties of cationic polymers and their ability to be easily modified make them attractive for many biological applications. As a result there is a vast amount of research focussed on designing novel natural or synthetic cationic polymers with specific biological functionality. Cationic Polymers in Regenerative Medicine brings together the expertise of leading experts in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of the recent advances in cationic polymer synthesis, modification and the design of biomaterials with different structures for therapeutic applications. Chapters cover recent developments in novel cationic polymer based systems including poly(L-lysine), Poly(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate) and cationic triazine dendrimers as well as cationic polymer-coated micro- and nanoparticles and cationic cellulose and chitin nanocrystals. Applications discussed in the book include drug and gene delivery, therapeutics in thrombosis and inflammation as well as gene therapy. Suitable both for an educational perspective for those new to the field and those already active in the field, the book appeals to postgraduates and researchers. The broad aspects of the topics covered are suitable for polymer chemists interested in the fundamentals of the materials systems as well as pharmaceutical chemists, bioengineering and medical professionals interested in their applications.

Impact of Nanoscience in the Food Industry

Impact of Nanoscience in the Food Industry
Author: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 484
Release: 2018-01-20
ISBN 10: 0128114932
ISBN 13: 9780128114933
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Impact of Nanoscience in the Food Industry Book Review:

The Impact of Nanoscience in the Food Industry, Volume 12 in The Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, explores how nanoscience applications in food engineering offer an alternative to satisfying current food needs that cannot be fulfilled by natural products. Nanotechnology enables the development of tailored food ingredients and structures to replace products that are difficult to obtain. The book discusses how specialized nano-preservatives, sensors and food degradation and contamination detectors were developed and how they can be introduced in food products without degrading quality or properties of the final product. A valuable resource for food engineering researchers and students alike. Identifies common nanomaterials used in food preservation and food packaging Provides industrial applications to increase food production Describes analytical methods for assessing food safety Identifies how nanoscience advances allow for new developments in functional foods and nutraceuticals Discusses safety concerns, regulations and restricted use of nanomaterials in food bioengineering