Table 2: Apparent permeability ( ) of different samples of DTX: free DTX, F-DTX, and DTX-loaded NPs ( ; data are showed as mean ± SD); the difference is considered as significant.

Test compoundAverage (×10−6 cm/s)

DTX0.08 ± 0.14
F-DTX0.38 ± 0.05
Ch50-GSH-DTX NPs2.14 ± 0.22
Ch20-GSH-DTX NPs2.43 ± 0.38

: apparent permeability.