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Plant-Based Natural Products

Derivatives and Applications

Ul-Islam, Shahid (ed.)


1. Edition July 2017
240 Pages, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
Ul-Islam, Shahid (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-42383-6
John Wiley & Sons

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Intense research has been started all around the world in the past few decades to exploit different agents from natural products as eco-friendly alternative to synthetic and toxic chemicals. Natural products and their derivatives have received increasing attention for their use in many everyday applications ranging from food, medicine, textiles, and healthcare.This new book presents significant research advances about the use of natural products, mainly plant colorants, bioactive compounds and other plant extracts in the textile coloration, food, bioremediation and environmental applications. There are total eight chapters contributed by leading researchers covering the topics such as potential resurgence of natural dyes in applied fields, natural colorants from indigoid plants, phytochemistry of dye yielding plants, irradiation as novel pretreatment methods, dyeing studies with henna plant, phytoremediation of arsenic, and synthesis of curcumin complexes for medicinal and other industrial uses.

Shahid-ul-Islam is a researcher of international recognition at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. His current research interests include green chemistry, dyes & pigments, thermodynamics and kinetics of colorants, and polymeric nanocomposites. He has numerous academic publications in international journals of high repute to his credit and has also contributed to several internationally recognized books published by John Wiley & Sons, Springer, and Studium Press LLC USA. He is on the editorial board of two international journals and also associated with many professional activities such as a regular reviewer of many top ranked journals including Scientific Reports (IF. 5.2), ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (IF. 5.2), Journal of Cleaner Production (IF. 4.9), Industrial Crops and Products (IF. 3.5).