Advances and Applications Through Fungal Nanobiotechnology by Ram Prasad

By Ram Prasad

​​Fungal nanobiotechnology has emerged as one of many key applied sciences, and an green, as a resource of nutrients and harnessed to ferment and protect meals and drinks, in addition to purposes in human wellbeing and fitness (antibiotics, anti-cholesterol statins, and immunosuppressive agents), whereas has used fungi for large-scale creation of enzymes, acids, biosurfactants, and to control fungal disorder in vegetation and pest regulate. With the harnessing of nanotechnology, fungi have grown more and more very important via delivering a greener substitute to chemically synthesized nanoparticles.

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2009; Gupta et al. 2012). Therefore, new eco-friendly approaches have been improved for green biosynthesis of nanoparticles. Fungal nanotechnology has emerged due to these requirements and studies. In addition, energy shortage and malnutrition problems have occurred with increasing population. Environmental pollution is also getting a threatening issue for human life and, recently, nanotechnology has appeared as a promising tool to solve such environmental- and health-related issues. Nanobio/Bionanotechnology is playing a significant role for solving current difficulties, many scientists specifying that the studies of microorganisms would provide precious contributions.

As mentioned above, because of the insufficient studies related to environmental/ green nanotechnological methods with using living organisms and the increasing importance of nanotechnology in industrial applications, fungal nanotechnology is emphasized within this chapter by utilising both general nanotechnology description and its fungal applications. 1 Biosynthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles by Fungi Filamentous Fungi Several products obtained from the filamentous fungi are produced at commercial scale, including organic acids, antibiotics and enzymes.

Nanosci Nanotechnol Ind J 2:26–29 Jha AK, Prasad K, Kulkarni AR (2008b) Yeast mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles. Int J Nanosci Nanotechnol 4:17–21 Jha AK, Prasad K, Kumar V, Prasad K (2009a) Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Eclipta leaf. Biotechnol Prog 25:1476–1479 Jha AK, Prasad K, Prasad K (2009b) A green low-cost biosynthesis of Sb2O3 nanoparticles. Biochem Eng J 43:303–306 Jha AK, Prasad K, Prasad K (2009c) Biosynthesis of Sb2O3 nanoparticles: a low cost green approach. : a novel green approach.

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