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Table 1 Distribution of silver nanoparticles (Mean ± S.D) in exposure system

From: Lobar evenness of deposition/retention in rat lungs of inhaled silver nanoparticles: an approach for reducing animal use while maximizing endpoints

Silver nanoparticles Concentration
Number (particles/cm3) a 1.31 × 107 ± 2.57 × 105
CMDa(nm) and GSD 19.98, 1.46
Surface area (nm2/cm3) a 1.91 × 1010 ± 8.75 × 108
Volume (nm3/cm3) a 8.80 × 1010 ± 1.27 × 109
Mass concentration (μg/m3) b 923.28 ± 60.91 (DMAS); 964.67 ± 65.35 (AAS) b
One particle mass (ng) b 7.06 × 10− 8 ± 3.93 × 10− 9
  1. aThe particle concentration, surface area, volume and distribution were determined by DMAS; b The concentration was analyzed by AAS; CMD count median diameter, GSD Geometric standard deviation, AAS atomic absorption spectrometer