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Table 2 Characteristics of the particle panel

From: The mechanism of pleural inflammation by long carbon nanotubes: interaction of long fibres with macrophages stimulates them to amplify pro-inflammatory responses in mesothelial cells

  NPCB NTshort NTtang1 NTtang2 NTlong1 NTlong2
Source Degussa Printex 90 Nanostructured & Amorphous Materials, Inc. NanoLab, Inc. NanoLab, Inc. Mitsui & Co. University of Manchester
[Dr. I. Kinloch]
Diameter (nm) 14 25.7 ± 1.6 14.84 ± 0.05 10.40 ± 0.32 84.89 ± 1.9 165.02 ± 4.68
Length (μm) - 1-2 1-5 5-20 Mean 13 Mean 36
% fibre greater than 15 μm 24.04 84.26