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Barud HS, Tercjak A, Gutierrez J, Viali WR, Nunes ES, Ribeiro SJL, Jafellici M, Nalin M, Marques RFC (2015) Biocellulose-based flexible magnetic paper. Journal of Applied Physics 117: 17B734.

Bedian L, Rodríguez AMV, Vargas GH, Parra-Saldivar R, Iqbal HMN (2017) Bio-based materials with novel characteristics for tissue engineering applications–A review. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 98: 837-846.

Bilal M, Rasheed T, Iqbal HMN, Hu H, Zhang X (2017a) Macromolecular agents with antimicrobial potentialities: A drive to combat antimicrobial resistance. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 103: 554-574.

Bilal M, Rasheed T, Iqbal HMN, Hu H, Zhang X (2017c) Silver Nanoparticles: Biosynthesis and Antimicrobial Potentialities. International Journal of Pharmacology 13: 832-845.

Bilal M, Rasheed T, Iqbal HMN, Li C, Hu H, Zhang X (2017b) Development of silver nanoparticles loaded chitosan-alginate constructs with biomedical potentialities. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 105: 393-400.

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Chaubey KK, Singh SV, Gupta S, Singh M, Sohal JS, Kumar N, Singh MK, Bhatia AK, Dhama K (2017) Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis - an important food borne pathogen of high public health significance with special reference to India: an update. Veterinary Quarterly 37 : 282-299.

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Dhama K, Chakraborty S, Tiwari R, Verma AK, Saminathan M, Amarpal, Malik YS, Nikousefat Z, Javdani M, Khan RU (2014b) A concept paper on novel technologies boosting production and safeguarding health of humans and animals. Research Opinion in Animal and Veterianry Sciences 4: 353-370.

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Dhama K, Tiwari R, Chakraborty S, Saminathan M, Kumar A, Karthik K, Wani MY, Amarpal, Singh, SV, Rahal A (2014a) Evidence based antibacterial potentials of medicinal plants and herbs countering bacterial pathogens especially in the era of emerging drug resistance: An integrated update. International Journal of Pharmacology 10: 1-43.

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Duarte EB, Bruna S, Andrade FK, Brígida AI, Borges MF, Muniz CR, Filho MMS, Morais JPS, Feitosa JPA, Rosa MF (2015) Production of hydroxyapatite–bacterial cellulose nanocomposites from agroindustrial wastes. Cellulose 22: 3177-3187.

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Feng Y, Zhang X, Shen Y, Yoshino K, Feng W (2012) A mechanically strong, flexible and conductive film based on bacterial cellulose/graphene nanocomposite. Carbohydrate Polymers 87: 644-649.

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Fowler PA, Hughes JM, Elias RM (2006) Biocomposites: technology, environmental credentials and market forces. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 86: 1781-1789.

Gallegos AMA, Carrera SH, Parra R, Keshavarz T, Iqbal HMN (2016) Bacterial Cellulose: A Sustainable Source to Develop Value-Added Products–A Review. BioResources 11: 5641-5655.

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Huijsdens XW, Van Dijk, BJ, Spalburg E, van Santen-Verheuvel MG, Heck ME, Pluister GN, De Neeling AJ (2006) Community-acquired MRSA and pig-farming. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 5 : 26.

Iqbal HMN (2015) Development of bio-composites with novel characteristics through enzymatic grafting. PhD thesis submitted to the University of Westminster, London.

Iqbal HMN, Dhama K, Munjal A, Khandia R, Karthik K, Dadar M, Sachan S, Latheef SK, Joshi SK (2016c) Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Potentialities of Materials-Based Novel Constructs - A Review. Current Regenerative Medicine 6: 29-40.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Keshavarz T (2013) Advances in the valorization of lignocellulosic materials by biotechnology: an overview. BioResources 8: 3157-3176.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Locke IC, Tron T, Keshavarz T (2015a) In situ development of self-defensive antibacterial biomaterials: phenol-g-keratin-EC based bio-composites with characteristics for biomedical applications. Green Chemistry 17 : 3858-3869.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Locke IC, Tron T, Keshavarz T (2015b) Development of novel antibacterial active, HaCaT biocompatible and biodegradable CA-g-P(3HB)-EC biocomposites with caffeic acid as a functional entity. Express Polymer Letters 9: 764-772.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Locke IC, Tron T, Keshavarz T (2015c) Development of bio-composites with novel characteristics: Evaluation of phenol-induced antibacterial, biocompatible and biodegradable behaviours. Carbohydrate Polymers 131: 197-207.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Locke IC, Tron T, Keshavarz T (2015e) Poly (3-hydroxybutyrate)-ethyl cellulose based bio-composites with novel characteristics for infection free wound healing application. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 81: 552-559.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Tron T, Keshavarz T (2014a) “One-pot” synthesis and characterisation of novel P (3HB)–ethyl cellulose based graft composites through lipase catalysed esterification. Polymer Chemistry 5 : 7004-7012.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Tron T, Keshavarz T (2014b) A preliminary study on the development and characterisation of enzymatically grafted P (3HB)-ethyl cellulose based novel composites. Cellulose 21: 3613-3621.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Tron T, Keshavarz T (2015d) Laccase?assisted approach to graft multifunctional materials of interest: Keratin?EC based novel composites and their characterisation. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 300: 712-720.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Tron T, Keshavarz T (2016a) Laccase from Aspergillus niger: A novel tool to graft multifunctional materials of interests and their characterization. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences In-Press, DOI: 10.1016/j.sjbs.2016.01.027.

Iqbal HMN, Kyazze G, Tron T. Keshavarz T (2014c) Laccase-assisted grafting of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate) onto the bacterial cellulose as backbone polymer: Development and characterisation. Carbohydrate Polymers 113: 131-137.

Iqbal HMN, Dhama K, Munjal A, Khandia R, Karthik K, Dadar M, Sachan S, Latheef SK, Joshi SK (2016b) Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Potentialities of Materials - Based Novel Constructs - A Review. Recent Patents on Inflammation & Allergy Drug Discovery 10: 86-93.

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Kiziltas EE, Kiziltas A, Rhodes K, Emanetoglu NW, Blumentritt M, Gardner DJ (2016) Electrically conductive nano graphite-filled bacterial cellulose composites. Carbohydrate Polymers 136: 1144-1151.

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Lu Z, Zhang X, Li Z, Wu Z, Song J, Li C (2015) Composite copolymer hybrid silver nanoparticles: preparation and characterization of antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity. Polymer Chemistry 6: 772-779.

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