Biosurfactants: A Boon to Healthcare, Agriculture & Environmental Sustainability

Editors: Arun Kumar Pradhan, Manoranjan Arakha

Biosurfactants: A Boon to Healthcare, Agriculture & Environmental Sustainability

ISBN: 978-981-5196-93-1
eISBN: 978-981-5196-92-4 (Online)

Introduction

Biosurfactants, derived from microbes and plants, exhibit diverse properties that help in emulsifying and foaming processes. With applications in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and agriculture, they also show antimicrobial and environmental benefits, such as oil removal in polluted areas. Biosurfactants show promise for pollution control and improving agriculture.

This reference covers the basic science and major applications of biosurfactants. The book brings together contributions from experts in microbiology, cancer biology, pharmaceutical science, nanotechnology, plant biotechnology, and environmental sciences into a single volume.

Key Features

  • -Explains the basics of biosurfactants
  • -Discusses novel applications of biosurfactants in the fields of medicine, agriculture, and environmental sustainability.
  • -Includes special chapters that review the role of biosurfactants in environmental remediation and omics research
  • -Includes detailed references in each chapter

Biosurfactants: A Boon to Healthcare, Agriculture & Environmental Sustainability is an essential resource for learners and professional trainees who require knowledge about biosurfactants. It also provides information for anyone who is working on environmental sustainability projects.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Arun Kumar Pradhan
Assistant Professor Centre for Biotechnology
Siksha 'O' Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar-751030, Odisha,
India


Manoranjan Arakha
Assistant Professor Centre for Biotechnology
Siksha 'O' Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar-751030, Odisha,
India




Contributor(s):
Ananya Kuanar
Centre for Biotechnology
Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 751003
India


Arun Kumar Pradhan
Centre for Biotechnology
Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
hubaneswar, Odisha, 751003
India


Arabinda Jena
District Program Manager, Fisheries, UNDP (Collaboration with Directorate Fisheries), Cuttack
Odisha, 753001
India


Banishree Sahoo
Center for Biotechnology
iksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar 751003, Odisha
India


Bhabani Shankar Das
Centre for Biotechnology
chool of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha
India


Elina Khatua
Environment and Sustainability Department
CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology
Bhubaneswar, 751013
India
/
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 201002
India


Gargi Balabantaray
Department of Immunology and Rheumatology
nstitute of Medical Science, Sum hospital, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha
India


Manisha Mahapatra
Centre for Biotechnology
Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
hubaneswar, Odisha, 751003
India


Manoranjan Arakha
Center for Biotechnology
iksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar 751003, Odisha
India


Meena Choudhary
Analytical and Environmental Science Division & Centralized Instrument Facility, CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G.B. Marg
Bhavnagar-364002
India
/
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)
Ghaziabad-201002
India


Monali Muduli
Analytical and Environmental Science Division & Centralized Instrument Facility, CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G.B. Marg
Bhavnagar-364002
India
/
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)
Ghaziabad-201002
India


Muchalika Satapathy
AIPH University
Bhubaneswar
India


Nilotpala Pradhan
Environment and Sustainability Department
CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology
Bhubaneswar, 751013
India
/
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 201002
India


Pratyasha Panda
AIPH University
Bhubaneswar
India


Pradeepta Sekhar Patro
Department of Immunology and Rheumatology
nstitute of Medical Science, Sum hospital, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha
India


Pyari Payal Beura
Department of Biotechnology
Rama Devi Women’s University, VidyaVihar
hubaneswar751002
India


Sameer Ranjan Sahoo
Centre for Biotechnology
Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
hubaneswar, Odisha, 751003
India


Sanak Ray
Analytical and Environmental Science Division & Centralized Instrument Facility, CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G.B. Marg
Bhavnagar-364002
India
/
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)
Ghaziabad-201002
India


Sanjay Kumar Raul
Department of Biotechnology
Rama Devi Women’s University, VidyaVihar
hubaneswar751002
India


Sibani Sahoo
Gangadhar Meher University
Sambalpur
India


Soumyashree Rout
Department of Neurology
SOA (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha
India


Srikanta Kumar Sahoo
Department of Neurology
SOA (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha
India


Swapnashree Satapathy
Centre for Biotechnology
Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 751003
India


Swastika Mallick
Environment and Sustainability Department
CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology
Bhubaneswar, 751013
India
/
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 201002
India


Truptirekha Das
Rautara Govt. High School, Binjharpur, Jajapur,
Odisha, 755004
India


Twinkle Rout
Department of Surgical Oncology
Institute of Medical Sciences and Sum Hospital, SOA University
India