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Table 1 Physicochemical characterization of AgNPs in various media

From: Protein target identification and toxicological mechanism investigation of silver nanoparticles-induced hepatotoxicity by integrating proteomic and metallomic strategies

  DW PBS ALF DMEM CCM
Diameter measured by TEM (nm) c 19.4 ± 3.5 a 34.6 ± 14.4 a 21.0 ± 5.0 a 19.7 ± 3.5 a
19.8 ± 4.3 b 23.5 ± 4.7 b 22.3 ± 5.9 b 19.8 ± 4.2 b
Hydrodynamic diameter (nm) 58.1 ± 0.3 a 96.6 ± 1.6 a 71.1 ± 3.1 a 113.2 ± 11.6 a 103.6 ± 7.1 a
60.2 ± 0.4 b 67.6 ± 3.2 b 96.9 ± 4.2 b 402.1 ± 61.7 b 82.6 ± 0.4 b
Zeta-potential (mV) −1.5 ± 0.4 a − 17.4 ± 0.3 a − 11.9 ± 1.7 a − 11.8 ± 0.8 a −14.5 ± 0.5 a
− 1.5 ± 0.6 b −27.9 ± 0.8 b −14.9 ± 1.6 b −13.0 ± 0.3 b −16.2 ± 0.2 b
Polydispersity index (PDI) 0.15 ± 0.01 a 0.46 ± 0.03 a 0.45 ± 0.07 a 0.51 ± 0.09 a 0.40 ± 0.03 a
0.14 ± 0.00 b 0.41 ± 0.01 b 0.49 ± 0.10 b 0.76 ± 0.13 b 0.28 ± 0.01 b
λmax (nm) 417 a 415 a 415 a 416 a 418 a
417 b 403 b 408 b 420 b 423 b
  1. at = 0 h; b t = 24 h. c AgNPs counting (n = 100)