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Table 3 Characteristics of Au nanoparticles

From: Protein corona: implications for nanoparticle interactions with pulmonary cells

  Citrate-coated
Au NPs
Albumin-coated
Au NPs
  
NPs in DI water   
 DH (nm) 25 ± 0.2 53 ± 0.1   
 PdI 0.51 ± 0.004 0.36 ± 0.002   
 Conductance (mS/cm) 0.077 ± 0.006 0.064 ± 0.007   
 ζ(mV) −46.17 ± 2.17 −14.25 ± 0.35   
NPs with coronas (post-30 min incubation in BALf) in DI water   
 DH (nm) 275 ± 1.6 115 ± 2.1   
 PdI 0.43 ± 0.028 0.40 ± 0.053   
 Conductance (mS/cm) 0.171 ± 0.006 0.235 ± 0.02   
 ζ(mV) −46.9 ± 1.82 −56.35 ± 3.32   
  1. D H hydrodynamic diameter
  2. PdI polydispersity index
  3. ζ zeta potential
  4. DI water deionized water
  5. BALf bronchoalveolar lavage fluid