Chapter 1 Switching to bioplastics for sustaining our environment
Priyanka, Durga Yadav and Joydeep Dutta
Chapter 2 Bioenergy production from wastewater resources using Clostridium species
Rajathirajan Siva Dharshini, Ramachandran Srinivasan, Mohandass Ramya
Chapter 3 Management of Phosphate in Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plants
Malairajan Sumathi and Namasivayam Vasudevan
Chapter 4 Agricultural Waste: A potential solution to combat heavy metal toxicity
Rachana Singh, Kavya Bisaria, Parul Chugh, Lashika Batra and Surbhi Sinha
Chapter 5 Current Trends and Emerging Technologies for Pest Control Management of
Rice (Oryza sativa) Plants
Manjula Ramadass and Padma Thiagarajan
Chapter 6 Comet assay: is it a sensitive tool in ecogenotoxicology?
Meenakshi Sundari Rajendran, Rajkumar Prabhakaran, Vignesh S, Baskaran Nagarathinam
Chapter 7 Drosophila melanogaster as a model to study Acrylamide induced toxicity and the effects of phytochemicals
Pallavi Dan, Swetha Senthilkumar, Narayanan Nampoothri V P, Abhinaya Swaminathan, Sahabudeen Sheik Mohideen
Chapter 8 Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles are Nanocarrier for Drug Loading and Induces Cell Death in Breast Cancer
Lakshminarasimhan Harini, Karthikeyan Bose, T. Mohan Viswanathan, Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar, Krishnan Sundar, Thandavarayan Kathiresan
Chapter 9 Insights on the Biotechnological applications of Marine Fungal Exopolysaccharides A.M.V.N.Prathyusha, G.Triveni, G. Mohana Sheela, B. Anand Kumar, G. Bhargava Ram, T.Chandrasekhar and Pallaval Veera Bramhachari
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan is currently working as a National Post-Doctoral Fellow of Science and Education Research Board (SERB) in the Department of Genetic Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur. He obtained his doctorate from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. He did his postdoctoral research at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi. His field of interest includes metabolic engineering of algae as well as photosynthetic organisms towards stress tolerance, production of metabolites and other high value-added products. He is also an active team member of SERB and BIRAC funded projects.
Dr. Shivendu Ranjan is a senior research associate, at the University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa. His research interests include biomaterials, nanotechnology, nanomedicine, and nanotoxicology. He has been elected as a Fellow of several reputed scientific societies e.g. The Linnean Society of London, Indian Chemical Society, Bose Science Society, and Indian Engineering Teachers Association. He is associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters.
Dr. Nandita Dasgupta has vast working experience in nanoscience and is working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow, India. She has worked on Mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosomes for the treatment of uveitis. She has successfully engineered micro-vehicles for model drug molecules. Her areas of interest include nanomaterial fabrication and its applications in medicine, food, environment, agriculture and biomedical. She is the associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters. She has received several awards and recognitions from different national and international organizations.
Dr. Eric Lichtfouse is an environmental chemist working at the University of Aix-Marseille, France. He has invented carbon-13 dating. He is teaching scientific writing and communication, and has published the book Scientific Writing for Impact Factors. He is the founder and Chief Editor of scientific journals and series in environmental chemistry and agriculture. He got the Analytical Chemistry Prize from the French Chemical Society, the Grand Prize of the Universities of Nancy and Metz, and a Journal Citation Award by the Essential Indicators.