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Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World

Nanotoxicology and Nanoecotoxicology Vol. 1

Editors: Kumar, V., Guleria, P., Shivendu, R., Dasgupta, N., Lichtfouse, E. (Eds.)

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This book discusses the basics of nanotoxicity and gives a detailed account of methods used for toxicity evaluation of nanomaterials. It also gives indepth coverage of the effect of different types of nanomaterials, including organic and inorganic, on various aquatic animals, microorganisms and plants, and outlines recent challenges, regulatory frameworks and advances in nanotoxicity testing.

About the authors

Dr. Vineet Kumar is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, LPU, Jalandhar, Punjab, India. Previously he was Assistant Professor at DAV University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India and UGC-Dr DSK postdoctoral fellow (2013-2016) at the Department of Chemistry and Centre for Advanced Studies in Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. He has worked in different area of biotechnology and nanotechnology in various institutes and universities namely, CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, India, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur, HP, India and Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, HP India. His areas of interest is Nano-Biotechnology. He has published many articles in these areas featuring in peer-reviewed journals. He is also serving as editorial board member and reviewer for international peer reviewed journals. He has received various awards like senior research fellowship, best poster award and postdoctoral fellowship etc.
Dr. Praveen Guleria is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at DAV University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India. She has worked in the areas of Plant Biotechnology, Plant Metabolic Engineering and Plant Stress Biology at CSIR- Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur, H.P. India. Her research interests include plant stress biology, plant small RNA Biology, plant epigenomics and nanotoxicity. She has published several research articles in various peer-reviewed journals. She is also serving as the editorial board member and reviewer for certain international peer reviewed journals. She has been awarded the SERB- Start Up Grant by DST, GOI. She has also been awarded the prestigious “Bharat Gaurav Award” in 2016 by the India International Friendship Society, New Delhi. She has also received various awards like CSIR/ ICMR- Junior research Fellowship, CSIR- Senior research fellowship, State level merit scholarship awards.

Dr. Shivendu Ranjan is scientist at the Chaperon Biotech, SIDBI Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. He is also serving as a senior research associate, adjunct, at the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His research interests include nanotechnology, nanomedicine, science policy and diplomacy.He is associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters and editorial board member of Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment. He has received 20 awards and honors.

Dr. Nandita Dasgupta has vast working experience in nanoscience and is working as Assistant Professor at 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 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.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook 117,69 €
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Hardcover 139,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nanotoxicology and Nanoecotoxicology Vol. 1
Editors
  • Vineet Kumar
  • Praveen Guleria
  • Ranjan Shivendu
  • Nandita Dasgupta
  • Eric Lichtfouse
Series Title
Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World
Series Volume
59
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-63241-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-63241-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-63240-3
Series ISSN
2213-7114
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 318
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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