Nanomaterials in Plants  Algae and Microorganisms
  • Release Date : 05 October 2018
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Categories : Science
  • Pages : 382 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128114886
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128114889
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Synopsis : Nanomaterials in Plants Algae and Microorganisms written by Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, published by Academic Press which was released on 05 October 2018. Download Nanomaterials in Plants Algae and Microorganisms Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Nanomaterials in Plants, Algae and Microorganisms: Concepts and Controversies: Volume 2 not only covers all the new technologies used in the synthesis of nanoparticles, it also tests their response on plants, algae and micro-organisms in aquatic ecosystems. Unlike most works in the field, the book doesn't focus exclusively on the higher organisms. Instead, it explores the smaller life forms on which they feed. Topics include the impacts of plant development, how different nanoparticles are absorbed by biota, the impact different metals-including silver and rare earth metals-have on living organisms, and the effects nanoparticles have on aquatic ecosystems as a whole. As nanotechnology based products have become a trillion-dollar industry, there is a need to understand the implications to the health of our biota and ecosystems as the earth is increasingly inundated with these materials. Covers the issues of nanoparticles on more simple organisms and their ecosystems Draws upon global experts to help increase understanding of the interface mechanisms at the physiological, biochemical, molecular, and even genomic and proteomic level between ENPs and biological systems Provides a critical assessment of the progress taking place on this topic Sheds light on future research needs and scientific challenges that still exist in nanoparticle and living organism interactions