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Table 1 Physico-chemical characteristics of Carbon black and Titanium dioxide nanoparticles

From: Carbon black and titanium dioxide nanoparticles elicit distinct apoptotic pathways in bronchial epithelial cells

     Zeta potential (mV) Hydrodynamic diameter (nm)   
  Size
(ø)
nm a
Average
TEM Size b
(nm+sd)
BET surface area
(m 2 . g -1 )
Water PBS DMEM F-12 Water PBS DMEM F-12 Crystalline Structure Impurities
(% basis)
CB 13 23 ± 6 350 -48 -4 -7 86 and 668 281 253 amorphous nonc
TiO2 15 12 ± 2 210 -24 -11 -9 53 and 311 461 86 and 356 anatase 0.3d
  1. a Manufacturer's data
  2. bHussain et al 2009
  3. c PAH contents after 8 h toluene extraction (manufacturer's data)
  4. d Trace metal contents (manufacturer's data)