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Table 1 Summary of magnetic nanoparticle core and coating properties

From: Iron oxide nanoparticles for neuronal cell applications: uptake study and magnetic manipulations

Particle type Hydrodynamic diameter (nm) Dry diameter (nm) Charge Coating Functional group
Uncoated-magnetite MNPs 100 10 Cationic No coating
Starch-magnetite MNPs 100 10 Neutral Starch Hydroxyl groups
Dextran-magnetite MNPs 100 10 Neutral Dextran Sodium sulfate
Uncoated-maghemite MNPs 100 20 Anionic No coating Carboxyl and amine groups