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Table 1 Average size of cobalt oxide particles and latex beads, before and after sonication in LHC9 medium

From: Low-solubility particles and a Trojan-horse type mechanism of toxicity: the case of cobalt oxide on human lung cells

  Before sonication After sonication
  Average size (nm) Polydispersity index (PDI) Average size (nm) Polydispersity index (PDI)
Co3O4* 1843 ± 279 0.44 ± 0.05 372 ± 101 0.24 ± 0.07
Latex beads (LB-3)** 1024 ± 34 0.26 ± 0.03 408 ± 14 0.06 ± 0.03
  1. (*15 min sonication n = 6, **1 min sonication n = 3).