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Research Article

Particle Size Affects Concentration-Dependent Cytotoxicity of Chitosan Nanoparticles towards Mouse Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Table 1

Effects of autoclaving process and chitosan concentrations on particle size and zeta potential of CSNPs prepared from MMW chitosan, .

Chitosan
concentrations (w/v)
Before autoclavingAfter autoclaving
Particle size (nm ± SD)Zeta potential (mV ± SD)Particle size (nm ± SD)Zeta potential (mV ± SD)

0.2490.7 ± 99.2+54.3 ± 0.3712.1 ± 56.8+55.9 ± 3.7
0.3826.3 ± 75.9+56.6 ± 1.41363.3 ± 95.6+62.0 ± 1.9
0.41413.7 ± 12.3+64.5 ± 0.51406.7 ± 75.0+61.5 ± 2.7
0.51979.5 ± 89.5+63.7 ± 2.31556.3 ± 146.9+62.3 ± 2.9
0.62195.7 ± 40.4+66.7 ± 5.51756.3 ± 47.1+60.1 ± 4.0

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