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Table 1 The effect of the different type of polymers on characteristic of NPs.

From: Novel docetaxel-loaded nanoparticles based on poly(lactide-co-caprolactone) and poly(lactide-co-glycolide-co-caprolactone) for prostate cancer treatment: formulation, characterization, and cytotoxicity studies

Polymeric NPs Size (nm) PDI EE (%) YP (%)
PLA 146.3 ± 23.5 0.198 ± 0.03 37.8 ± 3.0 51.9 ± 1.4
PLGA 106.7 ± 13.5 0.108 ± 0.04 35.2 ± 2.6 68.2 ± 2.7
PLA-PCL 194.8 ± 31.2 0.308 ± 0.08 19.7 ± 1.4 36.8 ± 1.6
PLGA-PCL 114.8 ± 15.4 0.258 ± 0.07 47.2 ± 3.8 83.9 ± 3.3
  1. Data are shown as mean ± S.D., obtained from three formulations. PDI, polydispersity index; EE, encapsulation efficiency; YP, yield of production