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Table 4 Agglomerate size (mean ± range), and zeta potential (mean ±SD ), of particles in 5% infasurf/saline

From: Effect of MWCNT size, carboxylation, and purification on in vitro and in vivo toxicity, inflammation and lung pathology

MWCNT Hydrodynamic size (nm) Zeta potential (mV)
N/S-O 764 ± 210 −15.27 ± 1.86
N/S-F 1045 ± 496 −12.9 ± 1.0
N/S-P 1011 ± 411 −14.77 ± .59
W/S-O 867 ± 510 −14.4 ± 1.51
W/S-F 950 ± 158 −12.9 ± 1.48
W/S-P 945 ± 560 −12.77 ± .80
N/L-O 846 ± 219 −14.07 ± .64
N/L-F 1091 ± 263 −12.36 ± .64
N/L-P 861 ± 225 −14.03 ± .85
  1. N/S: narrow diameter/short length; W/S: wide diameter/short length; N/L: narrow diameter/long length.
  2. O: original MW; F: functionalized MW; P: purified MW.