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Table 2 Colloidal stability of AuNPs with chitosan capping in different solutions

From: Shape-dependent cytotoxicity and cellular uptake of gold nanoparticles synthesized using green tea extract

Nanospheres Nanostars Nanorods
  Maximum SPR (nm) Absorbance % Maximum SPR (nm) Absorbance % Maximum SPR (nm) Absorbance %
Original 537 1.768 100 599 0.712 100 765 0.754 100
Deionized water 534 0.993 56.2 597 0.489 68.7 764 0.496 65.8
5 % BSA 535 1.093 61.8 597 0.500 70.2 767 0.543 72.0
5 % NaCl 535 0.966 54.6 608 0.458 64.3 765 0.457 60.6
PBS (pH 7.4) 535 1.000 56.6 604 0.473 66.4 763 0.422 56.0
DMEM 534 1.006 56.9 610 0.441 61.9 766 0.455 60.3
Full medium 533 1.155 65.3 592 0.665 93.4 783 0.605 80.2