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Table 1 AFM-measured sizes of BSA, lipoproteins, receptors and their antibodies

From: Comparative investigation on the sizes and scavenger receptor binding of human native and modified lipoprotein particles with atomic force microscopy

  Height (nm) Diameter/FWHM (nm) Equivalent diameter of a sphere (nm)
BSA 2.2 ± 0.4 18.9 ± 4.3 8.4 ± 1.5
HDL 4.0 ± 0.9 22.2 ± 5.7 11.5 ± 2.4
LDL 8.9 ± 2.4 31.8 ± 8.6 19.5 ± 4.6
Ox-LDL 7.5 ± 1.5 34.4 ± 7.0 19.1 ± 3.2
Ac-LDL 10.8 ± 2.9 34.0 ± 6.0 21.8 ± 3.6
VLDL 11.2 ± 2.2 95.9 ± 15.6 42.8 ± 7.1
CD36 2.6 ± 0.6 18.2 ± 4.5 8.6 ± 1.5
SR-B1 2.5 ± 0.5 18.4 ± 5.3 8.6 ± 1.7
Anti-CD36 3.0 ± 1.0 22.5 ± 3.9 10.5 ± 1.8
Anti-SR-B1 3.3 ± 0.8 20.8 ± 4.0 10.3 ± 1.7
  1. n = ~ 255 for each group