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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

 DWPBSALFDMEMCCM
Diameter measured by TEM (nm) c19.4 ± 3.5 a34.6 ± 14.4 a21.0 ± 5.0 a19.7 ± 3.5 a
19.8 ± 4.3 b23.5 ± 4.7 b22.3 ± 5.9 b19.8 ± 4.2 b
Hydrodynamic diameter (nm)58.1 ± 0.3 a96.6 ± 1.6 a71.1 ± 3.1 a113.2 ± 11.6 a103.6 ± 7.1 a
60.2 ± 0.4 b67.6 ± 3.2 b96.9 ± 4.2 b402.1 ± 61.7 b82.6 ± 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 a0.46 ± 0.03 a0.45 ± 0.07 a0.51 ± 0.09 a0.40 ± 0.03 a
0.14 ± 0.00 b0.41 ± 0.01 b0.49 ± 0.10 b0.76 ± 0.13 b0.28 ± 0.01 b
λmax (nm)417 a415 a415 a416 a418 a
417 b403 b408 b420 b423 b
  1. at = 0 h; b t = 24 h. c AgNPs counting (n = 100)