Table 2: Summary of TEM images of the PS-GNPs conjugates 2a2e.

CompoundShapeDiameter (nm)Dispersion

2aSphere, peanut 60GNPs are well dispersed and showed no aggregation.
2bSphere, chain-like appearance with branching5–11GNPs are well dispersed and showed no aggregation.
2cSphere5–11Some aggregated GNPs have diameter sizes of 27–44 nm.
2dNot sphereGNPs have a lot of aggregation.
2eNot sphereVery few aggregated GNPs have sizes of 50–70 nm.