Bioprospecting Algae for Nanosized Materials

Bioprospecting Algae for Nanosized Materials

Prasad, Ram; Sangeetha, Jeyabalan; Thangadurai, Devarajan

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SECTION I Introduction.- 1. Algal Nanotechnology: Scope and Limitations.- SECTION II Synthesis and Properties of Algal Nanomaterials.- 2. Algal Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Characterization.- 3. Biogenic Synthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles from Algae.- SECTION III Production of Nanomaterials and Nanoproducts from Algae.- 4. Microalgal Applications in Nanotechnology: An Outstanding Tool for Nanocompounds Synthesis and Bioproducts Obtention.- 5. Revalorisation of Algae Natural Resources as Starting Materials for the Development of Nanotechnology-Based Composite Materials.- 6. Seaweeds: A Potential Source in Progressing Nanotechnology.- 7. Pelagic Sargassum as Source of Quantum Dots.- SECTION IV Biomedical Applications of Algal Nanomaterials.- 8. Algal-Mediated Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles and Their Potential Therapeutic Applications.- 9. Strategies for Nanoencapsulation of Algal Proteins, Protein Hydrolysates and Bioactive Peptides: The Effect of Encapsulation Techniques on Bioactive Properties.- 10. Nanoformulations Loaded with Microalgal Bioactive Compounds for Disease Therapy.- 11. Marine Algal Products and Algal Nanoparticle Synthesis against Cancer.- 12. Surface Functionalized Diatoms for Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering Applications.- SECTION V Industrial and Environmental Applications of Algal Nanomaterials.- 13. Algae for Nanocellulose Production.- 14. Pelagic Sargassum as a Source of Micro and Nano Cellulose for Environmentally Sustainable Plastics.- 15. Algal Nanotechnology for Wastewater Treatment.- 16. Surface Functionalized Diatom Silica as a Bio-Absorbent for the Removal of Toxins from Water.- 17. Microalgal Nanotechnology for the Remediation of Environmental Pollutants.- Index.
Nanotechnology;Nanomaterials;Algae;Algal Biomass;Drug Delivery