Nano Bioremediation  Fundamentals and Applications Book

Nano Bioremediation Fundamentals and Applications


  • Author : Hafiz M.N. Iqbal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-11-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 588
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128241684

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Nano Bioremediation Fundamentals and Applications Excerpt :

Nano-Bioremediation: Fundamentals and Applications explores how nano-bioremediation is used to remedy environmental pollutants. The book's chapters focus on the design, fabrication and application of advanced nanomaterials and their integration with biotechnological processes for the monitoring and treatment of pollutants in environmental matrices. It is an important reference source for materials scientists, engineers and environmental scientists who are looking to increase their understanding of bioremediation at the nanoscale. The mitigation of environmental pollution is the biggest challenge to researchers and the scientific community, hence this book provides answers to some important questions. As an advanced hybrid technology, nano-bioremediation refers to the integration of nanomaterials and bioremediation for the remediation of pollutants. The rapid pace of urbanization, massive development of industrial sectors, and modern agricultural practices all cause a controlled or uncontrolled release of environmentally-related hazardous contaminants that are seriously threatening every key sphere, including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and anthroposphere. Explores the current and potential applications of nano-bioremediation in the remediation of hazardous pollutants Outlines the major properties and classes of nanomaterials that make them efficient bioremediation agents Assesses the major challenges of effectively implementing bioremediation techniques at the nanoscale

Fundamentals and Applications of Bioremediation Book

Fundamentals and Applications of Bioremediation


  • Author : Robert L. Irvine
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1997-09-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 765
  • ISBN 10 : 1566763088

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Fundamentals and Applications of Bioremediation Excerpt :

FROM THE INTRODUCTION This three-volume set, Bioremediation: Principles and Practice, provides state of the art description of advances in pollution treatment and reduction using biological means; identify and address, at a fundamental level, broad scientific and technological areas that are unique to the subject or theme and that must be understood if advances are to be made; and provide a comprehensive overview of new developments at the regulatory, desk-top, bench-scale, pilot scale, and full-scale levels. The set covers all media-air, water, and soil/sediment-and blends the talents, knowledge, and know-how of academic, industrial, governmental, and international contributors. The set addresses the removal of both hazardous and nonhazardous contaminants from the liquid, solid, and gas phase using biological processes. This includes the biological treatment of wastes of municipal and industrial origin; bioremediation of leachates, soils, and sediments; and biofiltration for contaminated gases.

Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants Book

Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants


  • Author : Dey, Satarupa
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-07-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 363
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799848899

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Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants Excerpt :

Pollution and ways to combat it have become topics of great concern for researchers. One of the most important dimensions of this global crisis is wastewater, which can often become contaminated with heavy metals such as lead, mercury, and arsenic, which are released from different industrial wastes, mines, and agricultural runoff. Bioremediation of such heavy metals has been extensively studied using different groups of bacteria, fungi, and algae, and has been considered as a safer, eco-friendly, and cost-effective option for mitigation of contaminated wasteland. The toxicity of water impacts all of society, and so it is of great importance that we understand the better, cleaner, and more efficient ways of treating water. Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants is a pivotal reference source that explores bioremediation of pollutants from industrial wastes and examines the role of diverse forms of microbes in bioremediation of wastewater. Covering a broad range of topics including microorganism tolerance, phytoremediation, and fungi, the role of different extremophiles and biofilms in bioremediation are also discussed. This book is ideally designed for environmentalists, engineers, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and students in the fields of microbiology, toxicology, environmental chemistry, and soil and water science.

Nanoelectronic Materials Book

Nanoelectronic Materials


  • Author : Loutfy H. Madkour
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 783
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030216214

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Nanoelectronic Materials Excerpt :

This book presents synthesis techniques for the preparation of low-dimensional nanomaterials including 0D (quantum dots), 1D (nanowires, nanotubes) and 2D (thin films, few layers), as well as their potential applications in nanoelectronic systems. It focuses on the size effects involved in the transition from bulk materials to nanomaterials; the electronic properties of nanoscale devices; and different classes of nanomaterials from microelectronics to nanoelectronics, to molecular electronics. Furthermore, it demonstrates the structural stability, physical, chemical, magnetic, optical, electrical, thermal, electronic and mechanical properties of the nanomaterials. Subsequent chapters address their characterization, fabrication techniques from lab-scale to mass production, and functionality. In turn, the book considers the environmental impact of nanotechnology and novel applications in the mechanical industries, energy harvesting, clean energy, manufacturing materials, electronics, transistors, health and medical therapy. In closing, it addresses the combination of biological systems with nanoelectronics and highlights examples of nanoelectronic–cell interfaces and other advanced medical applications. The book answers the following questions: • What is different at the nanoscale? • What is new about nanoscience? • What are nanomaterials (NMs)? • What are the fundamental issues in nanomaterials? • Where are nanomaterials found? • What nanomaterials exist in nature? • What is the importance of NMs in our lives? • Why so much interest in nanomaterials? • What is at nanoscale in nanomaterials? • What is graphene? • Are pure low-dimensional systems interesting and worth pursuing? • Are nanotechnology products currently available? • What are sensors? • How can Artificial Intelligence (AI) and nanotechnology work together? • What are the recent advances in nanoelectronic materials? • What are the latest applications of NMs?

Fungal Bioremediation Book

Fungal Bioremediation


  • Author : Araceli Tomasini Campocosio
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-04
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351795661

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Fungal Bioremediation Excerpt :

This book highlights the role fungi play in bioremediation, as well as the mechanisms and enzymes involved in this process. It covers the application of bioremediation with fungi in polluted sites and gives a wide overview of the main applications of remediation, such as degradation of xenobiotics, gaseous pollutants, and metal reduction. The book explains the degradation of emergent pollutants and radioactive compounds by fungi, which is relevant to the current pollution problems that have been studied over the last few decades. The book also describes the most advanced techniques and tools that are currently used in this field of study.

Bioluminescence  Fundamentals and Applications in Biotechnology   Volume 2 Book

Bioluminescence Fundamentals and Applications in Biotechnology Volume 2


  • Author : Gérald Thouand
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-09-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662436196

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Bioluminescence Fundamentals and Applications in Biotechnology Volume 2 Excerpt :

This book review series presents current trends in modern biotechnology. The aim is to cover all aspects of this interdisciplinary technology where knowledge, methods and expertise are required from chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, chemical engineering and computer science. Volumes are organized topically and provide a comprehensive discussion of developments in the respective field over the past 3-5 years. The series also discusses new discoveries and applications. Special volumes are dedicated to selected topics which focus on new biotechnological products and new processes for their synthesis and purification. In general, special volumes are edited by well-known guest editors. The series editor and publisher will however always be pleased to receive suggestions and supplementary information. Manuscripts are accepted in English.

Research Anthology on Emerging Techniques in Environmental Remediation Book

Research Anthology on Emerging Techniques in Environmental Remediation


  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-11-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 710
  • ISBN 10 : 9781668437155

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Research Anthology on Emerging Techniques in Environmental Remediation Excerpt :

As industry develops globally, environmental pollution grows to be an increasingly serious problem with each passing year. While there are many things that individuals on every level of power can do to mitigate the harm done to the environment, environmental remediation is a step to take to save our soil and water resources. As this problem is ongoing, it is essential to be knowledgeable in the emerging techniques made within the field of environmental remediation. The Research Anthology on Emerging Techniques in Environmental Remediation is a comprehensive resource on the emerging techniques and developments made within the field of environmental remediation. With global contributing authors, this book explores environmental remediation within diverse settings and international standards. Covering topics such as pollution and contamination, nanotechnology, and agriculture, this book is an essential reference for scientists, chemists, environmentalists, government officials, professors, students, researchers, conservationists, and academicians.

Selected Papers from the 8th Symposium on Micro Nano Science and Technology on Micromachines Book

Selected Papers from the 8th Symposium on Micro Nano Science and Technology on Micromachines


  • Author : Norihisa Miki
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2019-04-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : 9783038977285

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Selected Papers from the 8th Symposium on Micro Nano Science and Technology on Micromachines Excerpt :

This Special Issue presents selected papers from the 8th Symposium on Micro–Nano Science and Technology on Micromachines, 31 October–2 November, 2017, in Hiroshima, Japan. We encouraged contributions of significant and original works in order to deeply understand physical, chemical, and biological phenomena at the micro/nano scale and to develop applied technologies. The conference covered the following main topics: 1: Precision machinery lubrication design 2: Material dynamics strength 3: Hydrodynamics 4: Thermal engineering 5: Production processing mechanical materials 6: Robotics mechatronics 7: Medical biotechnology 8: Micro/nano system The papers that attracted the most interest at the conference, or that provided novel contributions, were selected for publication in Micromachines. These papers were peer-reviewed for validation of the research results, developments and applications.

Handbook of Research on Microbial Remediation and Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Soil Book

Handbook of Research on Microbial Remediation and Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Soil


  • Author : Malik, Junaid Ahmad
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-06-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 806
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799870647

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Handbook of Research on Microbial Remediation and Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Soil Excerpt :

The introduction of contaminants, due to rapid urbanization and anthropogenic activities into the environment, causes distress to the physio-chemical systems including living organisms, which possibly is threatening the dynamics of nature as well as the soil biology by producing certain xenobiotics. Hence, there is an immediate global demand for the diminution of such contaminants and xenobiotics that can otherwise adversely affect the living organisms. Some toxic xenobiotics include synthetic organochlorides such as PAHs and some fractions of crude oil and coal. Over time, microbial remediation processes have been accelerated to produce better, more eco-friendly, and more biodegradable solutions for complete dissemination of these xenobiotic compounds. The advancements in microbiology and biotechnology led to the launch of microbial biotechnology as a separate area of research and contributed dramatically to the development of areas like agriculture, environment, biopharmaceutics, fermented foods, and more. The Handbook of Research on Microbial Remediation and Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Soil provides a detailed comprehensive account for microbial treatment technologies, bioremediation strategies, biotechnology, and the important microbial species involved in remediation. The chapters focus on recent developments in microbial biotechnology in the areas of agriculture and environment and the physiology, biochemistry, and the mechanisms of remediation along with a future outlook. This book is ideal for scientists, biologists, academicians, students, and researchers in the fields of life sciences, microbiology, environmental science, environmental engineering, biotechnology, agriculture, and health sciences.

Bioremediation Book

Bioremediation


  • Author : Sanjay K. Sharma
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429952555

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Bioremediation: A Sustainable Approach to Preserving Earth’s Water discusses the latest research in green chemistry practices and principles that are involved in water remediation and the quality improvement of water. The presence of heavy metals, dyes, fluoride, dissolved solids and many other pollutants are responsible for water pollution and poor water quality. The removal of these pollutants in water resources is necessary, yet challenging. Water preservation is of great importance globally and researchers are making significant progress in ensuring this precious commodity is safe and potable. This volume illustrates how bioremediation in particular is a promising green technique globally. Features: Addresses bioremediation of all the major water pollutants Approaches the chemistry of water and the concept of water as a renewable resource from a green chemistry aspect Discusses environmental chemistry and the practice of industrial ecology Explains the global concern of adequate high quality water supplies, and how bioremediation can resolve this Explores sustainable development through green engineering

Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering Book

Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering


  • Author : Rajeev Bhat
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-01-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 524
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323859639

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Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering Excerpt :

Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering: Fundamentals, Challenges and Applications describes recent advances made in the use of nanotechnology in the paper and pulp industry. Various types of nano-additives commonly used in the paper industry for modification of raw material to enhance final products are included, with other sections covering the imaging applications of nano-papers and nano-woods in pharmaceuticals, biocatalysis, photocatalysis and energy storage. This book is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who are looking to understand how nanotechnology is being used to create more efficient manufacturing processes in for the paper and wood industries. Provides information on nano-paper production and its applications Explains the major synthesis techniques and design concepts of cellulosic or wooden nanomaterials for industrial applications Assesses the major challenges of creating nanotechnology-based manufacturing systems for wood and paper engineering

Nano biosorbents for Decontamination of Water  Air  and Soil Pollution Book

Nano biosorbents for Decontamination of Water Air and Soil Pollution


  • Author : Adil Denizli
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-02-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 646
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323909136

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Nano biosorbents for Decontamination of Water Air and Soil Pollution Excerpt :

Nano-biosorbents for Decontamination of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution explores the properties of nanobiosorbents and their applications in the removal of contaminants from the natural environment. The use of nanobiosorbents for environmental protection is a combinational approach that incorporates nanotechnology with naturally occurring biopolymers that form an amalgamation of nano-biopolymers used as sorbent materials in the removal of a variety of contaminants from wastewaters. This is an important reference source for materials scientists, bioscientists and environmental scientists who are looking to understand how nanobiosorbents are being used for a range of environmental applications. Highlights the environmental applications of chitosan-based, cellulose-based and polymer-based nanoscale biosorbents Explains the advantages of using different types of nanobiosorbents for soil, water and air purification applications Assesses the challenges associated with manufacturing nanobiosorbents cheaply and on an industrial scale

Handbook Of Nanobiomedical Research  Fundamentals  Applications And Recent Developments  In 4 Volumes  Book

Handbook Of Nanobiomedical Research Fundamentals Applications And Recent Developments In 4 Volumes


  • Author : Torchilin Vladimir P
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2014-08-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 2352
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814520669

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Handbook Of Nanobiomedical Research Fundamentals Applications And Recent Developments In 4 Volumes Excerpt :

This book consists of 4 volumes containing about 70 chapters covering all the major aspects of the growing area of nanomedicine. Leading scientists from 15 countries cover all major areas of nanobiomedical research — materials for nanomedicine, application of nanomedicine in therapy of various diseases, use of nanomedicines for diagnostic purposes, technology of nanomedicines, and new trends in nanobiomedical research.This is the first detailed handbook specifically addressing various aspects of nanobiomedicine. Readers are treated to cutting-edge research and the newest data from leading researchers in this area.

Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Book

Emerging Contaminants in the Environment


  • Author : Hemen Sarma
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-01-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 712
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323859813

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Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Excerpt :

Emerging Contaminants in the Environment: Challenges and Sustainable Practices covers all aspects of emerging contaminants in the environment, from basic understanding to different types of emerging contaminants and how these threaten organisms, their environmental fate studies, detection methods, and sustainable practices of dealing with contaminants. Emerging contaminant remediation is a pressing need due to the ever-increasing pollution in the environment, and it has gained a lot of scientific and public attention due to its high effectiveness and sustainability. The discussions in the book on the bioremediation of these contaminants are covered from the perspective of proven technologies and practices through case studies and real-world data. One of the main benefits of this book is that it summarizes future challenges and sustainable solutions. It can, therefore, become an effective guide to the elimination (through sustainable practices) of emerging contaminants. At the back of these explorations on sustainable bioremediation of emerging contaminants lies the set of 17 goals articulated by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all its member states. This book provides academics, researchers, students, and practitioners interested in the detection and elimination of emerging contaminants from the environment, with the latest advances by leading experts in emerging contaminants the field of environmental sciences. Covers most aspects of the most predominant emerging contaminants in the environment, including in soil, air, and water Describes the occurrence of these contaminants, the problems they cause, and the sustainable practices to deal with the contaminants Includes data from case studies to provide real-world examples of sustainable practices and emerging contaminant remediation

Fundamentals of Agronomy Book

Fundamentals of Agronomy


  • Author : R.L. Arya
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-01-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9789387991781

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Fundamentals of Agronomy Excerpt :

Agronomy is an important branch of agriculture which associated with the different aspect of tillage, crop production, seed and sowing, irrigation and weed management, plant nutrition, dryland/rainfed agriculture, growth and development etc. 'Fundamentals of Agronomy' have been carefully designed to promote better understanding and encourage creativity and will meet the growing need of agronomy of graduate and post graduate students at university level agricultural education. The entire book is prepared in most simple, clear, talking language, comprehensive and short descriptive type of questions so that the concept could be easily understand by the readers in short times. Fundamental of Agronomy covers the course contents of competitive examinations like IAS, IFS, PCS, ARS, banking services, B.Sc./M.Sc./Ph.D. (Ag) admission, state and national levels of different competitive examinations in agriculture.