Editors: Arun Kumar Pradhan, Manoranjan Arakha

Biosurfactants: A Boon to Healthcare, Agriculture & Environmental Sustainability

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Library License: US $236
ISBN: 978-981-5196-93-1 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5196-92-4 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2024
DOI: 10.2174/97898151969241240101


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.