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Table 1 Dispersion conditions and MWCNT properties provided by supplier (a) and measured using DLS (b), in addition to purity retrieved from literature (c) [29]

From: Genes expression profiling of alveolar macrophages exposed to non-functionalized, anionic and cationic multi-walled carbon nanotubes shows three different mechanisms of toxicity

NameMWCNT typeLengtha (nm)Diametera (nm)Specific surfacea (cm2/cm)2Probe (mm)AmplitudeTime (min)Z-averageb (nm)Zeta potentialPdibPurity (%)c
NM403Pristine40012135111015217.2 ± 70.3− 13.005 ± 0.0250.383 ± 0.013> 90
NRCWE-042Functionalized –COOH7232114153015210.5 ± 45.2− 28.125 ± 0.3070.279 ± 0.019> 95
NRCWE-049Functionalized –NH27311419953020210.4 ± 81.3+ 7.021 ± 0.5630.466 ± 0.025> 99