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Nanomaterials from Biobased Amphiphiles: the Functional Role of Unsaturations

Part 8. Green Nanoscience

  1. Vijai Shankar Balachandran1,2,
  2. Swapnil Rohidas Jadhav2,3,
  3. George John2,3

Published Online: 15 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628698.hgc094

Handbook of Green Chemistry

Handbook of Green Chemistry

How to Cite

Balachandran, V. S., Jadhav, S. R. and John, G. 2012. Nanomaterials from Biobased Amphiphiles: the Functional Role of Unsaturations. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 8:10:261–280.

Author Information

  1. 1

    City College of New York, Department of Chemistry, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    City University of New York, Graduate School and University Center of New York, New York, NY, USA

  3. 3

    City College of New York, Department of Chemistry, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2012

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • Introduction
    • Plant/Crop-Based Resources for Practicing Sustainable Chemistry
    • Self-Assembly and Noncovalent Strategy for the Synthesis of Soft-Materials
  • Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL)
    • Extraction of CNSL and Its Components
    • Lipid Nanotubes and Helical Fibers from Cardanyl Glycolipids
    • Self-Assembled Gels from Cardanyl Glycosides
    • Antibacterial Nanocomposite Films for Coatings
    • Stimuli-Responsive Nature of Unsaturations
  • Conclusion

Keywords:

  • biobased amphiphiles;
  • nanomaterials;
  • soft materials;
  • unsaturation;
  • cardanol;
  • green synthesis;
  • green chemistry