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    Sumera Javad, Ayesha Butt, editors.
    Summary: This work synthesizes research and practical work, including various techniques and applications of botany and nanoparticles, including enzymology, pharmaceuticals, phenolics, antioxidants, metal particles, synthesis of nanoparticles by plants and microbes, and more. The text discusses the latest research as well as key sources of information condensed from other scholars across the globe, providing a comprehensive resource for scholars working in nanobotany, as well as chemists and researchers in the pharmaceutical industry.

    Intro; Dedication; Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Plates; List of Tables;
    Chapter 1: Plants and Nanoworld: an Introduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Plant Metabolites; 1.3 Classes and Number of Secondary Metabolites; 1.4 Terpenoids; 1.4.1 Mono and Sesqui-terpenoids, and Phenylpropanoids; 1.4.2 Diterpenoids; 1.4.3 Functions; 1.4.4 Plant Families Rich in Terpenoids; 1.5 Alkaloids; 1.5.1 Families Rich in Alkaloids; 1.6 Phenolic Compounds; 1.6.1 Flavonoids; 1.6.2 Flavones; Flavan-3-ols; Isoflavones; Plant Families Rich in Phenolic Compounds; 1.7 Tannins. 1.7.1 Plant Families Rich in Tannins1.8 Glycosides; 1.8.1 Categories of Glycosides; 1.8.2 Families Rich in Glycosides; 1.9 Conclusion; References;
    Chapter 2: Advanced Concept of Green Synthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles by Reducing Phytochemicals; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Role of Phytochemicals in Nanoparticles Synthesis; 2.3 Nanoparticles Synthesis from Plant Parts and Whole Plant; 2.4 Reproducibility of Nanoparticles; 2.5 Nanoparticles Synthesis from Phytochemicals/Plant Metabolites; 2.5.1 Nanoparticles Synthesis from Terpenoids; 2.5.2 Nanoparticles Synthesis from Flavonoids. 2.5.3 Nanoparticles Synthesis from Sugars2.5.4 Nanoparticles Synthesis from Proteins; 2.6 Mechanism of Metallic Nanoparticles Synthesis; 2.7 Potential Plants (Phytochemicals) for Synthesis of Nanoparticles; 2.8 Conclusion; 2.9 Future Prospects; References;
    Chapter 3: Classification of Green Nanoparticles; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Green Nanotechnology; 3.3 Plants and Green Nanotechnology; 3.4 Green Nanoparticles; 3.5 Nanoparticles Composition; 3.6 Basic Approaches for Nanoparticles Synthesis; 3.7 Methods for the Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles; 3.7.1 Chemical Synthesis of Nanoparticles. 3.8 Types of Nanoparticles3.9 Benefits of Green Synthesis Over the Chemical Synthesis; 3.10 Gold Nanoparticles; 3.11 Silver Nanoparticles; 3.12 Copper Nanoparticles; 3.13 Iron Nanoparticles; 3.14 Palladium Nanoparticles; 3.15 Platinum Nanoparticles; 3.16 Selenium Nanoparticles; 3.17 Titanium Nanoparticles; 3.18 Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles; 3.19 Applications of Green Nanoparticles; 3.20 Conclusion; References;
    Chapter 4: Nanofibers and Nanowires; 4.1 Fundamentals of Nanomaterials; 4.2 Introduction to Nano Fibers and Nanowires; 4.3 One-Dimensional Nanomaterials; 4.4 Types of Nanowires. 4.5 Properties of Nanofibers and Nanowires4.5.1 Mechanical Properties; 4.5.2 Optical Properties; 4.5.3 Electrical Properties; 4.6 Nano Fibers and Nanowires Synthesis Techniques; 4.6.1 Template Based Growth; 4.6.2 Phase Separation; 4.6.3 Self-Assembly; 4.6.4 Electrospinning; 4.6.5 Template-Free (Interfacial Polymerization); 4.6.6 Vapor-Liquid-Solid (VLS) Growth; 4.6.7 Hydrothermal Synthesis; 4.6.8 Sol-Gel Synthesis; 4.7 Applications of Nanofibers; 4.7.1 Carbon Nanotubes; 4.7.2 Difference in Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers; 4.7.3 Biological and Chemical Application of Nanofibers/Wires.
    Digital Access Springer 2018