Nanotechnology in biology and medicine: Research advancements & future perspectives is focused to provide an interdisciplinary, integrative overview on the developments made in nanotechnology till date along with the ongoing trends and the future prospects. It presents the basics, fundamental results/current applications and latest achievements on nanobiotechnological researches worldwide scientific era. One of the major goals of this book is to highlight the multifaceted issues on or surrounding of nanotechnology on the basis of case studies, academic and theoretical articles, technology transfer (patents and copyrights), innovation, economics and policy management.

Moreover, a large variety of nanobio-analytical methods are presented as a core asset to the early career researchers. This book has been designed for scientists, academician, students and entrepreneurs engaged in nanotechnology research and development. Nonetheless, it should be of interest to a variety of scientific disciplines including agriculture, medicine, drug and food material sciences and consumer products.


  • It provides a thoroughly comprehensive overview of all major aspects of nanobiotechnology, considering the technology, applications, and socio-economic context
  • It integrates physics, biology, and chemistry of nanosystems
  • It reflects the state-of-the-art in nanotechnological research (biomedical, food, agriculture)
  • It presents the application of nanotechnology in biomedical field including diagnostics and therapeutics (drug discovery, screening and delivery)
  • It also discusses research involving gene therapy, cancer nanotheranostics, nano sensors, lab-on-a-chip techniques, etc.
  • It provides the information about health risks of nanotechnology and potential remedies.
  • It offers a timely forum for peer-reviewed research with extensive references within each chapter

section Section 1|1 pages

Nanoscale Materials: Design, Manufacture, and Physicochemical Properties

chapter 1|8 pages

Polymeric Nanostructures

Their Synthesis Approaches and Morphological and Physicochemical Characterizations
ByDebasis Nayak, Pradipta Ranjan Rauta

chapter 2|17 pages

Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications of Silica Nanomaterials from a Nanobiotechnological Perspective

ByChityal Ganesh Kumar, Kanugala Sirisha, Puvvada Naga Prasad

chapter 3|15 pages

Assessing Interactions of Microalgae in Synthesizing Nanoparticles

ByManoj Kumar Enamala, Azzuliani Binti Supangat, Chandrashekar Kuppam, Sudhakar Reddy Pamanji, Murthy Chavali, Maria P. Nikolova

chapter 4|16 pages

Liposome NanocarrierSynthesis, Characterization, and Applications

ByPrabhu Sukumaran, V. Sandhya

section Section 2|1 pages

Nano Biotechnology Applications on Food and Agriculture

chapter 5|15 pages

New Insights into the Pharmaceutical and Food-Based Applications of Starch Nanocrystals

ByNeethu Hari, Supriya Radhakrishnan, Athira S. Dev, Ananthakrishnan Jayakumaran Nair

chapter 6|8 pages

Recent Developments on Nanotechnology in Agriculture

Challenges and Prospects
ByYugal Kishore Mohanta, Tapan Kumar Mohanta, Debasis Nayak

chapter 7|11 pages

An Overview of Mycogenic Nanoparticles

Synthesis and Their Bio-Prospective Applications
BySagarika Mohanta, Sameer Kumar Singdevsachan, Yugal Kishore Mohanta, Sujogya Kumar Pa, Tapan Kumar Mohanta

chapter 8|14 pages

Nanonutraceutical Delivery Systems

Application in Food and Feed Industry
ByVisha Pasuvalingam

section Section 3|1 pages

Nano Biotechnology in Health Care/Therapeutic Applications

chapter 9|17 pages

Nanomedicine for Wound Healing

Challenges and Future Perspectives
BySourav Das, Papia Basu Thakur, Aparna Harri, Manali Bagade, Chitta Ranjan Patra

chapter 11|15 pages

Recent Nanotechnological Advancements in Delivery of Peptide and Protein Macromolecules

BySunita Dahiya, Rajiv Dahiya

chapter 12|7 pages

NanotechnologyThe Hope for New Generation and Its Therapeutic Applications

ByDnyaneshwar Rathod, Avinash Kharat, Varsha Wankhade, Mahendra Rai

chapter 13|7 pages

Origami-Engineered Structures and Their Biomedical Applications

ByDipti Mohanta, Snehaprava Mohapatra, Sonali Khuntia, Suchilagna Sahoo, Pradipta Ranjan Rauta

section Section 4|1 pages


chapter 14|7 pages

Nanobiosensors and Their Biomedical Applications

ByPradipta Ranjan Rauta, Debasis Nayak, Pankaj Kumar Singh

chapter 15|8 pages

Theranostic Advances of Graphene-Based Nanomaterial in Diabetes

ByKunal Biswas, Siddharth Shaw, Shudhanshu Mishra, Debashis De, Jaya Bandyopadhyay

chapter 16|12 pages

Role of Gold Nanoparticles (GNPs) in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

ByKalpana Panati, Parasuraman Aiya Subramani, Dharaneeswara Reddy Devireddy, Venkata Ramireddy Narala

chapter 17|10 pages


A Revolutionary 2D Nanomaterial Heralding a New Horizon for Diagnostics and Therapeutic Applications
ByKunal Biswas, Debashis De, Jaya Bandyopadhyay

chapter 18|9 pages

Applications of Nanosensor System in the Detection of Heavy Metals

ByArun Kumar Pradhan, Soudamini Acharya

section Section 5|1 pages

Nanobiotecnology: Health Safety Toxicity and Environmental Impact

chapter 19|8 pages

Epigenetic Landscape–Modifying Nanoparticles

ByDipta Sengupta, Debasis Nayak

chapter 20|9 pages


Evaluating Toxic Potential of Drug Nanoparticles
ByPavani Gonnabathula, Nageswararao Mekala, Praveen Kumar Relangi

chapter 21|13 pages


A Novel and Sustainable Biological Advancement for Ecological Cleanup
ByManoj Kumar Enamala, P. Divya Sruthi, Silpi Sarkar, Murthy Chavali, Induri Vasavi, Chandrashekar Kuppam

chapter 22|9 pages


Physicochemical and Biological (PK-PD) Perspectives
ByMithun Rudrapal, Dipak Chetia, Khomendra Kumar Sarwa, Soumya Bhattacharya