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Advances and Applications Through Fungal Nanobiotechnology

Fungal Biology

By Ram Prasad (Edited by)

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Format: Hardcover, 340 pages, 2016 Edition
Other Information: 24 black & white illustrations, 48 colour illustrations, 25 colour tables, biography
Published In: Switzerland, 01 November 2016
â â Fungal nanobiotechnology has emerged as one of the key technologies, and an eco-friendly, as a source of food and harnessed to ferment and preserve foods and beverages, as well as applications in human health (antibiotics, anti-cholesterol statins, and immunosuppressive agents), while industry has used fungi for large-scale production of enzymes, acids, biosurfactants, and to manage fungal disease in crops and pest control. With the harnessing of nanotechnology, fungi have grown increasingly important by providing a greener alternative to chemically synthesized nanoparticles.

Table of Contents

Contents1. Understanding Mechanism of Fungus Mediated Nanosynthesis: A Molecular Approach Anal K. Jha, Kamal Prasad2. Innovation of Strategies and Challenges for Fungal Nanobiotechnology Necdet Saglam, Ozfer Yesilada, Ahmet Cabuk, Mesut Sam, Semran Saglam, Sedef Ilk, Ezgi Emul, Pinar Aytar, Ekrem Gurel3. Marine-derived Fungi : Potential Candidates for Fungal Nanobiotechnology Anjana K Vala, Hiral B Trivedi, Bharti P Dave4. Green Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles by Fungi: Current Trends and Challenges Luciano Paulino Silva, Cinthia Caetano Bonatto, and Vera Lucia Perussi Polez 5. Microbial Enzymes: Current Features and Potential Applications in Nanobiotechnology Mohammadhassan Gholami-Shabani, Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi, Zeynab Gholami-Shabani, Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh 6. The Effect of Mycobiota on the Biointerface of Polyaniline SurfaceElena Binkauskiene, Vitalija Jasulaitiene, Ausra Selskiene, Albinas Lugauskas7. Methods and Techniques of Synthesis and Evaluation of Nanoparticles Activity as Fungicides Youn Su Lee and I.S. Ahmed8. Plant Fungal Disease Management using Nanobiotechnology as a Tool Sandra Perez Alvarez, Norma Elena Leyva Lopez, Jesus Mendez Lozano, Edgar Antonio Rodriguez Negrete, Maria Elena Santos Cervantes9. Antifungal Products by Fungi in Food Nano-Packaging Arash Babaei, Mohamad Javad Akbarian, Samaneh Faraji10. Fungal Nanoparticles: An Emerging Tool of Medical Biology Anurag Yadav, Amit Verma, Kusum Yadav11. Intervention of Fungi in Nano-particle Technology and ApplicationsRamesh Raliya1, Vinod Saharan, Ramprakash Saran, Kailash Choudhary, Jagadish C. Tarafdar, Pratim Biswas12. Microbial Laccases and Nanobiotechnology: Environmental Perspective Sunita J. Varjani13. Polymer Inorganic Nanocomposites: A Sustainable Antimicrobial AgentsAyat F. Hashim, Mousa A. Alghuthaymi, Alexander Yu. Vasil'kov, Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam14. Advances in Botanicals Formulations with Incorporation of Nanotechnology in Intensive Crop Management Pinki Bhandari, Megha Pant, P.K. Patanjali, S.K. Raza15. Nano-biofungicides: Emerging Trend in Insect Pest ControlAtanu Bhattacharyya, Prabha Duraisamy, Marimuthu Govindarajan, Abdul A. Buhroo, Ram Prasad

About the Author

Dr. Ram Prasad is Assistant Professor, Amity Institute of Microbial Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Prasad has completed his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Microbiology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, UP, India, in collaboration with School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India. Dr. Prasad received his M.Sc. in Life Sciencesat JNUand was qualified CSIR-NET,ASRB-NET, and GATE. His areas of interest include plant microbe interaction, and agricultural and microbial nanobiotechnology. Dr. Prasad has ninety five publications to his credit, including research papers and book chapters, five patents issued or pending, and edited or authored four books. Dr Prasad also has 10 years of teaching experience, was awarded Young Scientist Award (2007) and Prof. J.S. DattaMunshi Gold Medal (2009) by International Society for Ecological Communications; FSAB fellowship (2010) by Society for Applied Biotechnology; Outstanding Scientist Award (2015) in the field of Microbiology by Venus International Foundation; andwas awarded the American Cancer Society UICC International Fellowship, USA (2014) for Beginning Investigators. In 2014 Dr Prasad served as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, USA.

EAN: 9783319429892
ISBN: 3319429892
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Dimensions: 23.39 x 15.6 x 2.06 centimetres (0.70 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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