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Table 2 Initial heating rates of uncoated and lipid-coated SPIONs following exposure to an alternating magnetic field

From: Stability and magnetically induced heating behavior of lipid-coated Fe3O4 nanoparticles

Particle concentration/suspension vehicle Initial heating rate (°C/min)
MFG-1000 at 7.0 mT (1 MHz) MHS at 16.6 mT (13.6 MHz)
Uncoated SPIONs Lipid-coated SPIONs Uncoated SPIONs Lipid-coated SPIONs
1 mg/mL (Citrate buffer) 0.88 ± 0.02 1.26 ± 0.03** 0.35 ± 0.01 0.61 ± 0.02**
0.24 mg/mL (Citrate buffer) 0.90 ± 0.02 1.05 ± 0.04 0.36 ± 0.02 0.56 ± 0.01
0.02 mg/mL (Citrate buffer) 0.95 ± 0.03* 0.94 ± 0.02 0.47 ± 0.01* 0.46 ± 0.01
0.02 mg/mL (HBSS) 0.66 ± 0.02 0.94 ± 0.01 0.33 ± 0.01 0.44 ± 0.02
0.02 mg/mL (PBS) 0.55 ± 0.02 0.92 ± 0.02 0.20 ± 0.01 0.43 ± 0.01
  1. Data are shown as mean ± SD (n = 3).
  2. *Significantly different from uncoated control SPIONs at 0.02 mg/mL (p < 0.05).
  3. **Significantly different from lipid-coated SPIONs at 0.02 mg/mL in citrate buffer (p < 0.05).