Journal of Nanomaterials / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Apoptosis Induction in Human Leukemia Cell Lines by Gold Nanoparticles Synthesized Using the Green Biosynthetic Approach

Table 3

Caspases spectrophotometric analysis of K562 cells after being treated with S-GNPs for 24 and 48 h, respectively.

CaspaseCells %
Control/24 hTreated/24 hControl/48 hTreated/48 h

Caspase-30.055 ± 0.0350.15 ± 0.030.077 ± 0.041 0.20 ± 0.009
Caspase-90.061 ± 0.071 0.17 ± .0050.079 ± 0.0070.22 ± 0.0055

Values are expressed as mean ± SD of three different experiments. The data has been analyzed using post hoc comparison test-one way ANOVA, means compared with Tukey’s- test. (): significant () increase of apoptotic cells in S-GNPs treated groups compared untreated controls.