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Chitosan-based delivery systems for plants: A brief overview of recent advances and future directions

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Mujtaba, Muhammad [1] ; Khawar, Khalid Mahmood [2] ; Camara, Marcela Candido [3] ; Carvalho, Lucas Braganca [3] ; Fraceto, Leonardo Fernandes [3] ; Morsi, Rania E. [4, 5] ; Elsabee, Maher Z. [6] ; Kaya, Murat [7] ; Labidi, Jalel [8] ; Ullah, Hidayat [9] ; Wang, Depeng [10]
Total Authors: 11
Affiliation:
[1] Ankara Univ, Inst Biotechnol, TR-06110 Ankara - Turkey
[2] Ankara Univ, Dept Field Crops, Fac Agr, TR-06100 Ankara - Turkey
[3] Sao Paulo State Univ UNESP, Inst Sci & Technol Sorocaba, Dept Environm Engn, Sorocaba - Brazil
[4] Egyptian Petr Res Inst, Cairo 11727 - Egypt
[5] EPRI, Nanotechnol Ctr, Cairo 11727 - Egypt
[6] Cairo Univ, Fac Sci, Dept Chem, Cairo 12613 - Egypt
[7] Aksaray Univ, Fac Sci & Letters, Dept Biotechnol & Mol Biol, TR-68100 Aksaray - Turkey
[8] Univ Basque Country, UPV EHU, Dept Chem & Environm Engn, Biorefinery Proc Res Grp, Plaza Europa 1, Donostia San Sebastian 20018 - Spain
[9] Univ Swabi, Dept Agr, Swabi 23561, Khyber Pakhtunk - Pakistan
[10] Linyi Univ, Coll Life Sci, Linyi 276000, Shandong - Peoples R China
Total Affiliations: 10
Document type: Review article
Source: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules; v. 154, p. 683-697, JUL 1 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

Chitosan has been termed as the most well-known among biopolymers, receiving widespread attention from researchers in various fields mainly, agriculture, food, and health. Chitosan is a deacetylated derivative of chitin, mainly isolated from waste shells of the phylum Arthropoda after their consumption as food. Chitosan molecules can be easily modified for adsorption and slow release of plant growth regulators, herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers, etc. Chitosan as a carrier and control release matrix that offers many benefits including; protection of bio-molecules from harsh environmental conditions such as pH, light, temperatures and prolonged release of active ingredients from its matrix consequently protecting the plant's cells from the hazardous effects of burst release. In the current review, tends to discuss the recent advances in the area of chitosan application as a control release system. Also, future recommendations will be made in light of current advancements and major gaps. (C) 2020 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 18/23608-8 - Development of labelled nanopesticides aiming studies of mechanism of action and toxicity
Grantee:Lucas Bragança de Carvalho
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 17/21004-5 - Agriculture, micro/nanotechnology and environment: from evaluation of the mechanisms of action to studies of transport and toxicity
Grantee:Leonardo Fernandes Fraceto
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants