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Table 1 Main physical and chemical properties of tested NMs (adapted and reproduced from 24)

From: Hepatic toxicology following single and multiple exposure of engineered nanomaterials utilising a novel primary human 3D liver microtissue model

NM code NM type Phase XRD size [nm] TEM size Surface area (BET)[m2/g] Known coating Size in human liver maintenance medium (Nanosight)Ψ Dissolution in medium (%)
NM 110 ZnO Zincite 70 to >100 20-250/50-350 14 None 130 ± 48 (64%) 23.36-46.70%
242 ± 32 (25%)
NM 300 Ag Ag 7$ 8-47 (av. 17.5) NA PVP capped 98 ± 43 <1%
14£
<18
NM 400 MWCNT - - D: 5-35 298 None NA NA
L: 700-3000
NRCWE 002 TiO2 Rutile 10 80-400 84 Triethylpropylaminosaline 278 ± 151 NA
  1. $wet XRD in capillary tube.
  2. £dried samples.
  3. Ψintensity based size average in biological media within 30 mins.
  4. Abbreviations: D Diameter, L Length, XRD X-ray diffraction.